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encourage
British English: /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒ/
, /ɛnˈkʌrɪdʒ/
American English: /ɪnˈkərɪdʒ/

Translation of encourage in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (boost, support)
    (raise morale of)
    (reassure)
    to encourage somebody to do
    (gen)
    encourager quelqu'un à faire
    (parent, government, policy)
    inciter quelqu'un à faire
    this only encouraged him in his desire to do
    cela n'a fait qu'accroître son désir de faire
    these observations encouraged him in his belief that …
    ces observations l'ont conforté dans l'idée que …
    don't laugh at his jokes, it'll only encourage him!
    ne ris pas de ses blagues, on ne l'arrêtera plus!
    to encourage somebody to do
    encourager or inciter quelqu'un à faire

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