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  1. nurture

    • IPA[ˈnəːtʃə]

    英式

    • v.
      care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing;help or encourage the development of
    • n.
      the action or process of nurturing someone or something;upbringing, education, and environment, contrasted with inborn characteristics as an influence on or determinant of personality
    • verb: nurture, 3rd person present: nurtures, gerund or present participle: nurturing, past tense: nurtured, past participle: nurtured

    • noun: nurture

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    • IPA[ˈnərCHər]

    美式

    • v.
      care for and encourage the growth or development of: Jarrett was nurtured by his parents in a close-knit family
    • n.
      the process of caring for and encouraging the growth or development of someone or something: the nurture of ethics and integrity

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