Such conditions foster the spread of the disease.
Would you consider fostering a child?
Recent Examples on the Web
Mezhevyi's 9-year-old daughter Sviatoslava told ABC News that at the boarding house they were being spoiled with gifts and being pressured to choose whether to go to an orphanage or with a foster family.
Michela Moscufo, ABC News, 23 Nov. 2022 Arabella had two sisters, ages 6 and 7, the release continues, who are currently living with a foster family.
Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 11 Nov. 2022 The dog, who was supposed to live only one month more in June, is still happily going on adventures with her foster family today.
Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2022 Arabella had two sisters, ages six and seven, who have since been placed with a foster family, the sheriff's department said.
Gina Martinez, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2022 Aarabella’s sisters now are living a foster family, according to authorities.
David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Nov. 2022 Police in the district of Ople, where Attendorn is located, placed Maria with a foster care family after the rescue, according to a Nov. 6 statement.
Audrey Conklin, Fox News, 9 Nov. 2022 He was invited to stay at a home with a foster family that also had a distemper survivor.
The Republic, The Arizona Republic, 8 Nov. 2022 Lovely puts a great deal of effort into her schoolwork with the support of her foster family.BostonGlobe.com, 9 Oct. 2022
Sometimes the best way to foster belonging is to stop doing certain things.Time, 22 Nov. 2022 One of their dreams is to use the new space, which is open by appointment only, to foster community by offering floral-design classes or wreath-making workshops for the holidays.
Anna Grace Lee, New York Times, 19 Nov. 2022 California and New York passed job rules this year meant to foster pay equity, joining Colorado in requiring more disclosure about salaries from employers.Los Angeles Times, 17 Nov. 2022 Your body is working really dang hard to foster this new pregnancy.
Amy Marturana Winderl, SELF, 17 Nov. 2022 Miller's past does not exactly foster a welcoming environment.
Richard Morin, USA TODAY, 5 Nov. 2022 This arrangement doesn’t foster pragmatic foreign-policy decisions.
Reuel Marc Gerecht And Ray Takeyh, WSJ, 26 July 2022 Yet requiring students to discuss deeply personal, polarizing topics upon their arrival does not foster a sense of connection or belonging.
Abigail Anthony, National Review, 15 July 2022 Unfortunately, stereotypes don’t necessarily foster that efficiency.
April Rudin, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 See More
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Adjective and Verb
Middle English, from Old English fōstor-, from fōstor food, feeding; akin to Old English fōda food
First Known Use
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1