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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; Encouragement.

Usage examples (33)
  • Noun : The board will undertake the fosterage of our new project
  • His son Brian had, in accordance with an old Irish custom, passed his boyhood in "fosterage" at the court of Callaghan, King of Cashel, in East Munster.
  • She is my sister by fosterage and this is how it came about.
  • Including the careful choice of Cheynar as the point of fosterage. for more
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