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foster

verb

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1 to help the growth or development of
  • the head librarian firmly declared that it is indeed the duty of local government to foster learning and a love of reading

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2 to bring to maturity through care and education
  • a greathearted couple fostering two adopted children as well as three more of their own

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The first known use of foster was before the 12th century

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“Foster.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foster. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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