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foster

US [ˈfɑstər]
UK [ˈfɒstə(r)]
  • v.培养;促进;鼓励;助长
  • n.福斯特;【姓氏】福斯特;【男名】男子名
  • adj.与某些代养有关的名词连用
  • Web养育;抚育;抚养
Simple Present:fosters  Present Participle:fostering  Past Tense:fostered  
foster
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
促进;助长;培养;鼓励to encourage sth to develop
The club's aim is to foster better relations within the community.
俱乐部的宗旨是促进团体内部的关系。
2.
[t][i]
~ (sb)
代养,抚育,照料(他人子女一段时间)to take another person's child into your home for a period of time, without becoming his or her legal parents
They have fostered over 60 children during the past ten years.
在过去十年间,他们抚育了 60 多个儿童。
We couldn't adopt a child, so we decided to foster.
我们不能领养孩子,所以决定代养一个。
adj.
1.
[obn]
(与某些代养有关的名词连用)used with some nouns in connection with the fostering of a child
a foster mother/father/family
代养母亲╱父亲;代养的家庭
foster parents
代养父母
a foster child
代养的小孩
a foster home
寄养家庭
foster care
寄养照管

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