What does fostering mean?

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fos·ter·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fostering, fosteragenoun

    encouragement; aiding the development of something

  2. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringingnoun

    helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

    "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

Wiktionary

  1. fosteringnoun

    raising someone to be an accepted member of the community.

  2. fosteringnoun

    encouragement; aiding the development of something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fostering

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fostering in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fostering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of fostering in a Sentence

  1. Inspector General Joseph Ferguson:

    As part of this transformational period in police oversight in Chicago, detailed and comprehensive use-of-force reporting is crucial to fostering public trust.

  2. Alexis Dudden:

    As scholars of Japan and of Japan's place in the world, our collective responsibility rests on fostering open discussions ... and in leaving an honest record of its past for current and future generations.

  3. Chatham House:

    The nuclear industry as a whole needs to develop a more robust ambition to take the initiative in cyberspace and to fund the promotion and fostering of a culture of cyber security, determining investment priorities and ensuring that sufficient and sustained funding is allocated to effective responses to the challenge. It also needs to establish an international cyber security risk management strategy and encourage the free flow of information between all stakeholders, this will require the industry to develop appropriate mechanisms and coordinated plans of action to address the technical shortfalls identified, as well as to find the right balance between regulation and personal responsibility.

  4. Kirsten Kemmerer:

    Research illustrates that having a strong safety net and a supportive and loving environment is especially important in fostering children's self-esteem.

  5. Matt Brooks:

    Racism, homophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance have no place in our civil discourse. This is part of my responsibility as a Representative to the diverse constituency I represent. As public officials, we must all recommit ourselves to simultaneously advocating for our communities while fostering a more inclusive, tolerant society. you cannot condemn anti-Semitism and embrace the anti-Semite.

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