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

Translation of encourage in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (stimulate, incite)
    bread encourages rats and mice
    Brot lockt Ratten und Mäuse an
  • 2 (promote)
    encourage a smile/a response from somebody
    jemandem ein Lächeln/eine Reaktion entlocken
    encourage bad habits
    schlechte Angewohnheiten unterstützen
    we do not encourage smoking in this office
    wir unterstützen es nicht, dass in diesem Büro geraucht wird
  • 3 (urge) See examples:encourage somebody to do something
    jemanden dazu ermuntern, etwas zu tun
  • 4 (cheer) See examples:be [much] encouraged by something
    durch etwas neuen Mut schöpfen
    we were encouraged to hear or felt encouraged when we heard …
    wir schöpften neuen Mut, als wir hörten …

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