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Synonyms for encouraging

Synonyms for encouraging

inspiring confidence or hope

Synonyms for encouraging

giving courage or confidence or hope

furnishing support and encouragement


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Encouraging workers to cross illegally for cheap jobs also encourages them to have a cheap standard of living.
We have been involved in encouraging people to get out walking in parks and open spaces and now we are hoping to encourage people to cycle for leisure or to get to work.
The effects of overeating and under-exercising are staggering, but camps have a role to play in addressing this public health problem and in encouraging healthy eating and active living among campers and staff.
Taken another way, however, the resolution seemed to be encouraging attendance and full participation by the Canadian members of the ACC.
There is a difficult line to walk between encouraging freedom and curiosity, while being sure we are teaching the basic skills all students need.
John, on the other hand, rather than encouraging spiritual transformation, recommends that humans save themselves by believing rightly.
However, the cultural studies perspective involves a student-centered approach, encouraging multiple sites of knowledge while emphasizing students' ability to interpret, negotiate and question the meanings of media messages (Christ & Potter, 1998).
Despite differing perspectives, they were all skeptical about the usefulness of the current legislative proposals for encouraging enrollment in long-term care insurance.
However, the FTB is encouraging tax practitioners to lobby tax preparation software providers to change their programs to allow for e-filing of all documents or to change software vendors.
Liebman contends that the decision provides a roadmap for future largescale, integrated developments in New York, including those that may involve landmark properties and ties together the policy of encouraging projects that result in economic growth with the laws that create the financial incentives for those projects.
Articles in Teen Ink magazine encompass the spectrum of teen interests while encouraging budding writers to share their talent with the world.
Fifth, in many countries the growth of tradable asset markets has been encouraged by government policies, such as promoting the development of capital markets, encouraging small investors to participate, reducing government pensions, encouraging home ownership and tax policies favouring capital gains over interest income.
That may mean encouraging partnerships with companies.
His Recycling Black Dollars (RBD), a nonprofit organization based in Inglewood, California, has been encouraging not only black consumers but black businesses to do business with each other since 1988.
Autonomy is accomplished by lessening teacher "power" as the "all-knowing" authority of correct answers and encouraging children to think for themselves.