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foster
'fɔːstər
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties.
(名) As a noun
  1. United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864).
(动) As a verb
  1. Help develop, help grow.
  2. Bring up under fosterage; of children.
  3. Promote the growth of.
Hyphenationfos•ter
Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb, (形) adjective
Matching Results
收养shōuyǎngto take in and care for (an elderly person, a dog etc); to adopt (a child); adoption
养育yǎngyùto rear; to bring up; to nurture
抚育fǔyùto nurture; to raise; to foster; to tend
培养péiyǎngto cultivate; to breed; to foster; to nurture; to educate; to groom (for a position); education; fostering; culture (biology)
鼓励gǔlìto encourage
bàoto hold; to carry (in one's arms); to hug; to embrace; to surround; to cherish
安养ānyǎngto foster; to provide care (esp. for the elderly)
to foster; to bear
扶植fúzhíto foster; to support
扶养fúyǎngto foster; to bring up; to raise
酿酝niàngyùnto foster
助推zhùtuīto foster
酿出来niàng chūláito foster
抚养fǔyǎngto foster; to bring up; to raise
寄养jìyǎngto place in the care of somebody (a child, pet etc); to foster; to board out
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