French translation of 'nurture'
1. (= encourage)
[hopes, ambition] nourrir
He nurtured an ambition to become a diplomat. Il nourrissait l’ambition de devenir diplomate.
He nurtured a dream of becoming a world-famous conductor. Il caressait le rêve de devenir un chef d’orchestre mondialement célèbre.
They nurture a dream of a fairer society. Ils rêvent d’une société plus juste.
3. (= raise)
[plant] faire pousser
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Example Sentences Including 'nurture'
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Employees praise the business as a positive, nurturing environment.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
These environments nurture innovation, helping to push the boundaries of business.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This is normal because our role is to both nurture and protect them as we prepare them to leave us.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Those who are nurturing it care for the victims but the victims remain victims.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Is it nature or nurture?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's a mixture of nature and nurture.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
My ancestors have nurtured it for generations.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
So put time into nurturing your relationships with them.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
His popularity made him a millionaire and ensured that he would become a protégé to be nurtured and protected.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is fought by a generation nurtured on high technology.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Nuclear families allow the economically active to nurture the young and prepare for a short retirement.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Since then she has nurtured a symbiotic relationship with her rolling court of photographers.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They are clearly the result of both nature and nurture.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We want teachers and parents to encourage and nurture youngsters too.The Sun (2014)
We want to look at what more we need to do to support and nurture family relationships.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Governments are also increasingly interventionist when it comes to protecting and nurturing their own industrial base.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They wanted to be helped and loved and encouraged and nurtured.Christianity Today (2000)
Our aim is evangelism and the nurture of young disciples.Working with Teenagers (1994)
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British English: nurture VERB
If you nurture something such as a young child or a young plant, you care for it while it is growing and developing.
Parents want to know the best way to nurture and raise their child to adulthood.
Translation of nurture from the Collins English to French Dictionary