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noun 
  1. The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
All generous of arts. -Otway.
  1. That which serves to incite, support, promote, or advance, as favor, countenance, reward, etc.; incentive; increase of confidence; as, the fine arts find little encouragement among a rude people.
To think of his paternal care, Is a most sweet to prayer. -Byron.
Translations: 
  • French: encouragement
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  • German: Ermutigung
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, That which serves to incite, support, promote, or advance, as favor, countenance, reward etc.)

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