nurturance

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noun nur·tur·ance \ˈnər-chə-rən(t)s\

Definition of nurturance

  1. :  affectionate care and attention

nurturant

play \ˈnər-chə-rənt\ adjective

First Known Use of nurturance

circa 1938


NURTURANCE Defined for English Language Learners

nurturance

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noun

Definition of nurturance for English Language Learners

  • : the love, care, and attention that you give to someone or something


Medical Dictionary

nurturance

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noun nur·tur·ance \ˈnər-chə-rən(t)s\

Medical Definition of nurturance

  1. :  affectionate care and attention

nurturant

\-rənt\play adjective

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