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verb foster pronunciation in British English /ˈfɒstə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfoster
he/she/itfosters
present participlefostering
past tensefostered
past participlefostered

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    [transitive] to help something to develop over a period of time
    This approach will foster an understanding of environmental issues.
    Overuse of antibiotics may foster the spread of drug-resistant bacteria.

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