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fosters, 3rd person singular present; fostered, past participle; fostered, past tense; fostering, present participle;
  1. Denoting someone that has a specified family connection through fostering rather than birth
    • - foster parent
    • - foster child
  2. Involving or concerned with fostering a child
    • - foster care
    • - foster home
  1. Encourage or promote the development of (something, typically something regarded as good)
    • - the teacher's task is to foster learning
  2. Develop (a feeling or idea) in oneself
    • - appropriate praise helps a child foster a sense of self-worth
  3. Bring up (a child that is not one's own by birth)

  1. providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; "foster parent"; "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father"
  2. United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
  3. promote the growth of; "Foster our children's well-being and education"
  4. bring up under fosterage; of children
  5. help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
  6. (fostering) encouragement; aiding the development of something
  7. Foster is a small lunar crater that lies to the southeast of the larger crater Joule, on the far side of the Moon. The rim of Foster is slightly eroded, and the narrow inner walls slope directly down to the relatively dark interior floor. ...
  8. Foster is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, on the Purple Line in Evanston, Illinois. It is located at 900 Foster Street (directional coordinates 2000 north, 900 west), just a few blocks west of Northwestern University's Evanston campus.
  9. Foster (2011) is feature film starring Toni Collette, Ioan Gruffud, Richard E Grant, Hayley Mills and Bobby Smalldridge.
  10. Foster is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, in the United States. The population was 4,274 at the 2000 census.
  11. Foster is a surname, perhaps derived from the name of a Frankish saint, Vedast, also known as Foster or St. Foster.
  12. (Fostering) Foster care is the term used for a system in which a minor who has been made a ward is placed in the private home of a state certified caregiver referred to as a "foster parent".
  13. A forester; The care given to another; guardianship; To nurture or bring up offspring; or to provide similar parental care to an unrelated child; To cultivate and grow something; To nurse or cherish something; Providing parental care to unrelated children; receiving such care; Related by ...
  14. An English surname, variant of Forster
  15. (Fostering) The use of a doe other than the dam to nurse and raise young kits.
  16. (Fostering) When chicks or eggs from one nest are placed under the care of different parents.
  17. (Fostering) Where a child is placed temporarily in the care of a person, and during that time the person is responsible for making the decisions for the welfare of the child
  18. Adoption and fostering are different. As a foster carer you look after someone else's child either for a short period or until they grow up. You never become a child's legal parent and their birth family always have a say in what happens to children. More about fostering.
  19. Fostering is another family metaphor that will help clarify certain types of supportive relationships between a local Foursquare Church and another local church that is not a part of the Foursquare Gospel Church of Canada but is a part of the universal Church of Jesus Christ.
  20. practice of placing piglets from mothers with too many piglets to feed adequately to mathers with extra udder space, should occur in first few days after birth
  21. cría; de leche; adoptivo; de adopción; fomentar; alentar; favorecer; promover; acoger en una familia
  22. is a resume writing power word that shows the candidate’s ability to promote an idea or knowledge, manage and cause growth, and mentor and educate others.
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  25. Dave - drummer for Nirvana during a short period of time in 1988.