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1. fostering

noun. ['ˈfɑːstɝɪŋ'] encouragement; aiding the development of something.

Synonyms

  • encouragement

Antonyms

  • unfruitful
  • disapproval

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Words that Rhyme with Fostering

  • acquiring
  • administering
  • altering
  • anchoring
  • angering
  • answering
  • auguring
  • authoring
  • battering
  • bolstering
  • bothering
  • capturing
  • censoring
  • centering
  • chartering
  • chattering
  • chickering
  • clamoring
  • clattering
  • clobbering

Example sentences of the word fostering


1. Noun, singular or mass
These conferences include speakers about best practices, information from other unions and the fostering of camaraderie between members.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Consider fostering him until his owner can be found.

Quotes containing the word fostering


1. Women intrinsically understand human dynamics, and that makes them unstoppable. Unfortunately, the average man is less adroit at fostering such rivalries, which is why most men remain average; males are better at hating things that can't hate them back (e.g., lawnmowers, cats, the Denver Broncos, et cetera). They don't see the big picture.
- Chuck Klosterman, Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas

2. fostering

noun. ['ˈfɑːstɝɪŋ'] helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community.

Synonyms

  • enculturation
  • rearing
  • acculturation
  • raising
  • bringing up
  • nurture
  • socialisation
  • fosterage
  • upbringing
  • breeding

Antonyms

  • fall
  • decreasing
  • discourage
  • inelegance
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