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InglésEspañol
encouragement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (emotional)ánimo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 John found encouragement in his mother's determination.
encouragement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (support)apoyo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 With her teachers' encouragement, Martha managed to get into university.
encouragement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (giving stimulus)estímulo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 Encouragement of prejudice is irresponsible.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
InglésEspañol
give encouragement vtr + n (offer moral support, cheer [sb] on)dar ánimo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Mary always gives encouragement to her students.
  animar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  alentar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Ella siempre alentó a sus hijos para que lucharan por lograr sus sueños.
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Collocations: [huge, great] encouragement, has been a [huge] encouragement (to), [undying, loyal, loving, constant] encouragement, more...

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