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Definition of the adjective encouraging

What does encouraging mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. giving courage or confidence or hope
  2. furnishing support and encouragement

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2011)

by B. Bradford Brown, Mitchell J. Prinstein

Autonomy support Encouraging selfinitiation, providing choice, allowing independent problemsolving, minimizing control, and power assertion. Barber ( 1996) Psychological control Control attempts that intrude into the psychological ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transportation (2014)

Social Science and Policy by Mark Garrett

It said the United Stateswould begin seeking launch opportunitiesfrom private companies, thus encouraging theprivate sector todevelop its own boosters. Asfurther incentive, Reagan put the private sector, and to some degree, the world ,on ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Crystals (2007)

by Judy Hall

Rhodochrosite links to the higher mind and aids in integrating new information, encouraging a positive attitude and enhancing dream states and creativity. Encouraging spontaneous expression of feelings, including passionate and erotic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education (1998)

by Colin Baker, Sylvia Prys Jones

Political, Social and Demographic Encouraging Language Maintenance Factors 1 . Large number of speakers living closely together. 2. Recent and/or continuing in-migration. 3. Close proximity to the homeland and ease of travel to homeland.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Communities of Practice in Information and Knowledge Management (2005)

by Coakes, Elayne

Encouraging. Research. through. Communities. E E E Exploring the Role of Communities of Practice. 157...

Google previewA Dictionary of the European Union (2013)

by David Phinnemore, Lee McGowan

EU encouraging cooperation between member states to improve the effectiveness of systems for preventing and protecting against natural or manmade disasters within the EU. NICK CLEGG(1967–) became Deputy Prime Ministerof the United ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1971)

Volume 5 - Circulation to Coordinate Indexing by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour

Encouraging children to read for pleasure rather than just for information, and helping them to establish a lifelong habit of reading and of using a public library, was a goal to be sought by both teachers and librarians. An examination of Library ...

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I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. (Henry David Thoreau)
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Scrabble value of E1N1C3O1U1R1A1G2I1N1G2

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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