Definition of 'encouraging'
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Encouraging work news for a relative can stir a real celebration. The Sun (2017)Encouraging people to take exercise is sometimes harder. Get the Best out of the Rest of Your Life (1990)Encouraging people to step forward to help others do well. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Encouraging people to quit is another way to cut the burden. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Encouraging people not to abandon their cars will also anger green groups. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Encouraging able people to get on with what they are good at doing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Encouraging people to take an interest in what you have to say is all part of the fun. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Encouraging people to keep drinks diaries and increasing the price of discount alcohol products were better ways to curb binge drinking, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Encouraging young people into engineering is enormously important for manufacturing to flourish in future as the UK strives toward a balanced economy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Encouraging people to risk, and in some cases lose, their lives when they are safe from danger or persecution is wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'encouraging'
British English: encouraging /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is encouraging gives you hope or confidence.
It is encouraging that more pupils are taking maths and getting good grades.
- American English: encouraging
- Arabic: مُشَجِّع
- Brazilian Portuguese: encorajador
- Chinese: 可奖励的
- Croatian: ohrabrujući
- Czech: povzbudivý
- Danish: opmuntrende
- Dutch: bemoedigend
- European Spanish: alentador
- Finnish: rohkaiseva
- French: encourageant
- German: ermutigend
- Greek: ενθαρρυντικός
- Italian: incoraggiante
- Japanese: 励みになる
- Korean: 격려가 되는
- Norwegian: oppmuntrende
- Polish: zachęcający
- European Portuguese: encorajador
- Romanian: încurajator
- Russian: ободряющий
- Spanish: alentador
- Swedish: uppmuntrande
- Thai: ที่ให้กำลังใจ
- Turkish: cesaret verici
- Ukrainian: заохочувальний
- Vietnamese: đáng khích lệ
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