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Fosterage

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Noun

1. fosterage, fostering

encouragement; aiding the development of something

2. breeding, bringing up, fosterage, fostering, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing

helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

Example Sentences:
'they debated whether nature or nurture was more important'

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Fosterage

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noun
1. 
the act of caring for or bringing up a foster child
2. 
the condition or state of being a foster child
3. 
the act of encouraging or promoting

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Fosterage

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noun
1. 
the rearing of a foster child
2. 
the state of being a foster child
3. 
a promoting, stimulating, or encouraging

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Fosterage

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n.
1. The act of fostering; nurturance or promotion: government fosterage of new technologies.
2. The act or custom of placing a child with a foster parent or parents, especially when practiced as a traditional childrearing method in certain societies.

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