Verb(1) contribute to the progress or growth of(2) inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to(3) spur on
(1) It would also encourage the development of new tourism activities in the region.(2) I would encourage anyone else interested in this debate to try and get their hands on a copy as well.(3) The county council trumpets that it wants to encourage cycling.(4) She added as an afterthought that the government supports campaigns to encourage cycling and walking as healthy forms of transport.(5) All these factors encourage smoking and do not help efforts to reduce it.(6) We hope it will encourage people who would normally not consider travelling by train.(7) the government is keen to encourage investment(8) they encourage us to keep working(9) I encourage anyone interested in ancient history to consider Turkey for their next travel destination.(10) the intention is to encourage new writing talent(11) This means that rising prices encourage competition, but falling prices do not.(12) Positive role models for underrepresented cultures may encourage more participation in leadership roles among underrepresented students.(13) new roads encourage more traffic(14) That's not our job, our job is not to encourage gambling.(15) The aim was not only to promote the sport but also encourage more visitors to attend these high profile events.(16) Banks encourage what is for them a profitable orgy of borrowing, and luxury imports surge.
(1) to encourage :: za spodbujanje
(2) encourage and reward :: spodbujanje in nagrajevanje
1. hearten ::
2. persuade ::
3. support ::
4. advance ::
1. daunt ::
2. discourage ::
3. dishearten ::
4. dispirit ::
encourage, encouraged, encouragement, encouragements, encourages, encouraging
Word Example from TV Shows
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...I ENCOURAGE you to ask me
as many as possible.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 1
She was afraid it might
ENCOURAGE me to join a gang.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 17
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