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verb [transitive] nurture pronunciation in British English /ˈnɜː(r)tʃə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theynurture
he/she/itnurtures
present participlenurturing
past tensenurtured
past participlenurtured

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  1. 2
    to help someone or something to develop
    The magazine had a reputation for nurturing young writers.
    1. a.
      to provide the necessary conditions for something to grow and develop
      a totalitarian regime that nurtured a deep and lasting violence

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