foster

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɒstə/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfɔstɚ, ˈfɑstɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fôstər, fostər)


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foster

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. foster a [child, dog]
  2. [woman, family] who fosters [children, orphans]
  3. foster the [creation, development, growth] of
  4. foster and [promote, encourage, support]
  5. foster a sense of [responsibility, pride]
  6. is fostering (a sense of) resentment
  7. foster [negative, destructive] thoughts
  8. [tasked with, responsible for] fostering
adj
  1. a foster [family, home, dog, child]
  2. foster [care, parents, children]
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