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Definition of Encouragement


  1. The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
  2. 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.
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Encouragement Translations

encouragement in Dutch is stijving, bemoediging, aanmoediging
encouragement in French is encouragement
encouragement in German is Einsatz, Aufmunterung {f}, Ermunterung {f}
encouragement in Latin is consolatio
encouragement in Norwegian is oppmuntring
encouragement in Portuguese is incentivo
encouragement in Swedish is uppmuntran