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encouragement

en·cour·age·ment

encouragement

pronunciation:
ihn kuhr ihj mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of encouraging or condition of being encouraged.
I couldn't have finished writing the book without your encouragement.
similar words:
promotion, support
definition 2: someone or something that encourages.
She was a great encouragement to me.
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