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Meaning of nurture

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you
           were treated as a child [syn: {raising}, {rearing},
      2: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the
         community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more
         important" [syn: {breeding}, {bringing up}, {fostering},
         {fosterage}, {nurture}, {raising}, {rearing}, {upbringing}]
      v 1: help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents" [syn:
           {foster}, {nurture}]
      2: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children" [syn: {rear},
         {raise}, {bring up}, {nurture}, {parent}]
      3: provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread
         and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young
         children" [syn: {nourish}, {nurture}, {sustain}]

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