Examples of encouragement in a Sentence
Our aim is the encouragement of investment.
the encouragement of plant growth
teachers who give their students a lot of encouragement
With support and encouragement from their parents, the students organized a fundraiser.
They offered him gifts of money and other encouragements.
Recent Examples of encouragement from the Web
As participants yelled encouragement from the shoreline, the quack pack jostled and surfed to the finish line, aided by fire hoses wielded by New Orleans firefighters.
Warriors legend Rick Barry strolled past and offered encouragement.
But encouragement from friends, veterans and police officers and voters throughout the county led the former federal law enforcement officer and military veteran to consider another run in 2018.
I'm honored to be able to offer words of enthusiasm, encouragement, and strength, in support of Pride and all of my friends in the LBGTQ community.
The group atmosphere creates camaraderie where there are no judgments but lots of encouragement.
Almost 72 percent shed meaningful weight compared to about 46 percent of women who didn’t receive encouragement.
Garges says, with the encouragement of Pineville leaders, Mecklenburg County Park and Rec is investing about $3.5 million to extend Little Sugar Creek Greenway through Pineville to the South Carolina line.
States have tightened up enforcement criteria in recent years, propelled by news reports, Starr’s research and encouragement from the Obama White House.
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First Known Use of encouragement
ENCOURAGEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encouragement for English Language Learners
: the act of making something more appealing or more likely to happen
: something that makes someone more determined, hopeful, or confident
: something that makes someone more likely to do something
ENCOURAGEMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of encouragement for Students
1 : something that gives hope, determination, or confidence Winning was just the encouragement she needed.
2 : the act of giving hope or confidence to His teacher's encouragement helped his grades.
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