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We encourage student participation in our classes.
Mom always encouraged us to discuss our problems.
measures to actively encourage recycling
Poor hygiene encourages the spread of disease.
His optimism encouraged me.
Frank had encouraged Diana in her ambition to become a model.
This is the American English definition of encourage. View British English definition of encourage.
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