Fostering

  • 1 fostering — index conservation, promotion (encouragement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Fostering — Foster Fos ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fostered}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Fostering}.] [OE. fostren, fr. AS. f[=o]ster, f[=o]stor, food, nourishment, fr. f[=o]da food. [root]75. See {Food}.] 1. To feed; to nourish; to support; to bring up. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 fostering — An ancient custom in Ireland, in which persons put away their children to fosterers. Fostering was held to be a stronger alliance than blood, and the foster children participated in the fortunes of their foster fathers …

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  • 4 fostering — noun a) raising someone to be an accepted member of the community. b) encouragement; aiding the development of something Syn: breeding, bringing up, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbring …

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  • 5 fostering — fos·ter || fÉ‘stÉ™(r) , fÉ” / fÉ’s v. encourage, nurture, promote; raise, act as an adoptive family; care for adj. entrusted to the care of, receiving parental care from someone unrelated by blood …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 fostering — noun 1. encouragement; aiding the development of something (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑fosterage • Derivationally related forms: ↑foster (for: ↑fosterage), ↑foster …

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  • 7 Cross-fostering — is a technique used in animal husbandry, animal science, genetic and nature versus nurture studies, and conservation, whereby offspring are removed from their biological parents at birth and raised by surrogates. This can also occasionally occur… …

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  • 8 Cross-fostering — bzw. Fremdpflege bezeichnet auf dem Gebiet der experimentellen Verhaltensgenetik eine bestimmte Art der Aufzucht nichtverwandter Jungtiere. Hierbei werden zum Beispiel die Nachkommen zweier Mütter unmittelbar nach der Geburt vertauscht. Aber auch …

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  • 9 cross-fostering — noun the technique of removing eggs from the nest of one species of bird, to be incubated in the nest of another. Usually done to aid the recovery of endangered species …

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