encouragement · noun C or U /enˈkɜr.ɪdʒ.mənt/Full view
Nouns: encouragement, discouragement
Adjectives: encouraging, discouraging
Verbs: encourage, discourage
B2 when someone talks or behaves in a way that gives you confidence to do something
Dictionary examples:

Children need lots of encouragement from their parents.

I could never have achieved this without the encouragement of my husband and family.

Learner example:

Children need some encouragement, which parents can provide at any time. (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)

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