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encourage (one) in (something)

To support and urge one on in some pursuit. My dad has always encouraged me in my studies, but he refuses to accept my interest in becoming an actress.
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encourage (one) to (do something)

To urge one to do something. My dad has always encouraged me to become an actress, but I just don't enjoy being the center of attention. That serious illness encouraged Colleen to start thinking about retirement.
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encourage someone in something

to give support to someone about something in particular. We want to encourage her in her musical career. Ted encouraged me in my efforts to become a baseball player.
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encourage someone to do something

to inspire or stimulate someone to do something; to give someone the courage to do something. We encouraged her to develop her musical talents. He encouraged himself to study hard so he could make it into medical school.
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encourager les projets visant la participation citoyenne et ceux qui permettent aux jeunes d'acquerir des competences de leader.
En outre, le Forum vise Ea encourager la participation des citoyens Ea la vie politique et Ea la consolidation de la dE[umlaut]mocratie dans le Royaume.
A reference to my biographical dictionary shows that the admiral was shot on the ship Monarque in Portsmouth and to quote Voltaire "pour encourager les autres".
A relentless encourager, he constantly reminded us that the material we were trying to learn was "not rocket science.
Nous appuyons egalement d'autres projets visant a encourager l'entrepreneuriat et a stimuler la croissance economique grace a l'innovation.
Rambert played a significant role as a discoverer and encourager of talent, but it was de Valois who eventually made the lasting, institutional contribution.
The numerous references to headhunting prompt no analysis of this presumed institution, and its attribution to mountain as well as plains aborigines - sharply distinguished in other respects by this study - makes one wonder whether headhunting was practiced as a cult (as distinct from mutilation of battle dead pour encourager les autres, a habit both Chinese and Dutch were fond of).
About 675 he became abbot of Malmesbury, where he remained, carrying on a threefold career, as monk and priest, as encourager of learning, and as Latin poet.
Cette mesure, selon la responsable, qui concernera notamment les affilies des secteurs public et prive, va encourager davantage ces categories sociales pour regler leur situation financiere et pourrait egalement creer d'autres ressources pour la CNSS.
En effet, l'Etat, pour encourager le secteur agricole, a pris en charge le perimetre irrigue de Maghnia, d'une superficie de 11.
Encourager les souscriptions a l'assurance agricole est une bonne chose, il faut juste revoir la methode d'evaluation des zones sinistrees et revoir les delais d'indemnisations.
Al-Tayib Al-Sammani a declare a la SUNA que le prix vise a encourager la recherche et les etudes dans le domaine du handicap et de promouvoir les organes de bienfaisance et humanitaires pour soins des personnes handicapees.
Pour la cinquieme annee consecutive, Attijari bank continue a soutenir le programme Enactus qui vise a enraciner l'esprit d'entreprendre chez les jeunes et les encourager a monter leurs propres projets a travers une competition d'equipes d'etudiants d'une trentaine de facultes encadrees par des chefs d'entreprise et professionnels.
Park a salue les relations d'amitie seculaires unissant les deux pays, exprimant la disposition du gouvernement sud-coreen a encourager le secteur prive a investir au Maroc.
Selon le ministre, une superficie de 500 000 feddans, deja deminee, au Littoral Nord et dans la nouvelle cite d'Al Alamein, fera l'objet d'appels d'offres pour y encourager l'investissement.