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  • She even encouraged the king to sleep with her and father more children.
  • The new style was also encouraged by changes in the economic order and social structure.
  • Middle and high schools also encourage their students to join school sport clubs.
  • I want to encourage people to love art and believe that culture can save the world.
  • He encouraged people to live in the area and suggested that a prison be built there.
  • Early on, her parents encouraged her to read, leading to what would become her love of reading.
  • Smith gave the right-of-way to encourage location of the tracks through the settlement.
  • The Commission is also responsible for encouraging new private forest growth and development.
  • This power can be used for good, for example encouraging children to play sport.
  • His coaches encouraged him to turn professional, but his mother would not allow it.
  • The price system was an attempt to keep the average price low while encouraging new production.
  • They want to encourage all these types of people to join together and not fight amongst themselves.
  • She began writing poetry at the age of four, a calling to which her father encouraged her.
  • Though foreign investment has been encouraged, it has so far met with only moderate success.
  • While he supported the war effort, he encouraged compromise and a political settlement.
  • He asked his teacher if he should go ahead with his ideas, and he was encouraged to do so.
  • He encourages him to be himself, even if he's not from the wild.
  • She supported and encouraged her young daughter's acting studies.
  • He was frequently seen in the most forward positions encouraging the troops.
  • He also encouraged the development of the private sector in industry.
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Meaning of encourage

  • verb Inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
  • verb Spur on
    His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife