Translation of encouragement in Spanish:

encouragement

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɜːrɪdʒmənt; ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒmənt/

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  • 1.1 (heartening) ánimo (m) cries of encouragement gritos (mpl) de ánimo or aliento his teachers gave him little encouragement sus profesores no le dieron mucho ánimo
    More example sentences
    • At each step of the way the characters provide lots of friendly encouragement.
    • Miss Cartwright was unfortunately not the type to offer express encouragement.
    • Nevertheless, the developments I have just described do provide cause for encouragement.
    1.2 (stimulating) the encouragement of trade el fomento del comercio she doesn't need any encouragement no (le) hace falta que la animen a hacerlo

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