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noun [countable/uncountable]     encouragement pronunciation in American English
/ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒmənt/
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    words or actions that give someone confidence or hope

    He would run up and down, shouting encouragement to the team.

    We needed you there to offer words of encouragement.

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