What does fostering mean?

Definitions for fostering
fos·ter·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fostering, fosterage(noun)

    encouragement; aiding the development of something

  2. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing(noun)

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

    "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

Wiktionary

  1. fostering(Noun)

    raising someone to be an accepted member of the community.

  2. fostering(Noun)

    encouragement; aiding the development of something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fostering

    of Foster

Anagrams for fostering »

  1. fire tongs

  2. foresting

How to pronounce fostering?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say fostering in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Aparna Mathur:

    Paid leave as a pro-work and a pro-family issue, given demographic changes in the workplace, giving both parents the tools to take time off work to meet family needs is critical to fostering economic growth and for labor force participation.

  3. Judith Crist:

    What censorship accomplishes, creating an unreal and hypocritical mythology, fomenting an attraction for forbidden fruit, inhibiting the creative minds among us and fostering an illicit trade. Above all, it curtails the right of the individual, be he creator or consumer, to satisfy his intellect and his interest without harm. In our law-rooted society, we are not the keeper of our brother’s morals -- only of his rights.

  4. Gabe Kapler:

    In every organization, environment affects performance, and baseball clubhouses are no different, that's why in addition to assisting the rest of the coaching staff on the field, Mark and Alyssa Nakken will focus on fostering a clubhouse culture that promotes high performance through, among other attributes, a deep sense of collaboration and team.

  5. Jeffrey Felix:

    He’s been told there will be media tents outside, pool reporters in his room and the Carson City hearing room, and cameras sending a live feed to the media outside, he is asking why they are fostering a circuslike environment for his hearing.

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