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They will stay at the centre while homes are found with foster carers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our clients are business owners and senior executives who understand the value of time spent on the golf course fostering relationships and discussing deals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Similar background to myself and I admire him being a foster parent too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Weak government damages growth by fostering uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So we applied to become foster parents and were accepted by the local social services department. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)His foster mother showed me mobile phone video clips of his early days with her family. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The youngster grew up in a series of foster homes and boarding schools. The Sun (2011)They thought that foster care would lead to adoption. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This should foster new growth and flowers. The Sun (2007)They help combat nuclear proliferation and foster growth and stability. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The other lesson learnt was that it is the foster carers themselves who are the best recruitment source. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He will have responsibility for structural reforms, bank regulation and economic policy that fosters growth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'foster'
British English: foster /ˈfɒstə/ VERB
If you foster a child, you take him or her into your family as a foster child.
- American English: foster
- Arabic: يَتَبَنَّى يتبنى
- Brazilian Portuguese: criar o filho de alguém
- Chinese: 养育
- Croatian: njegovati
- Czech: vzít do opatrování
- Danish: opfostre
- Dutch: in het gezin opnemen
- European Spanish: colocar en una familia de acogida
- Finnish: kasvattaa kasvattilasta
- French: prendre en placement
- German: ein Kind in Pflege nehmen
- Greek: ανατρέφω
- Italian: prendere in affidamento
- Japanese: 養育する
- Korean: 위탁 양육하다
- Norwegian: fostre
- Polish: wychować
- European Portuguese: criar o filho de alguém
- Romanian: a adopta
- Russian: воспитывать
- Spanish: colocar en una familia de acogida
- Swedish: fostra
- Thai: เลี้ยงดูเด็ก
- Turkish: koruyucu aile olmak
- Ukrainian: всиновлювати
- Vietnamese: nuôi dưỡng
British English: foster ADJECTIVE
Foster parents are people who officially take a child into their family for a period of time, without becoming the child's legal parents.
The child was placed with foster parents.
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