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

Translation of encourage in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (boost, support)
    (raise morale of)
    (reassure)
    to encourage somebody to do
    incoraggiare qualcuno a fare
    this only encouraged him in his desire to do
    questo non ha fatto altro che stimolare il suo desiderio di fare
    these observations encouraged him in his belief that …
    queste osservazioni hanno rafforzato la sua convinzione che …
    don't laugh at his jokes, it'll only encourage him!
    non ridere alle sue battute altrimenti gli darai corda!

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