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 Meanings and Examples of FOSTER
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foster
 v.  rear; promote the growth of; help develop
Classic Sentence:
1  For this reason many consider that a wise prince, when he has the opportunity, ought with craft to foster some animosity against himself, so that, having crushed it, his renown may rise higher.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX — ARE FORTRESSES, AND MANY OTHER THINGS TO WHI...
2  It was out in the country, far from home, far from my foster home, on a dark Sunday night.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
3  The first is African music, the second Afro-American, while the third is a blending of Negro music with the music heard in the foster land.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIV
4  She continued with her foster parents and bloomed in their rude abode, fairer than a garden rose among dark-leaved brambles.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
5  This gave her a sense of reflected superiority, and she did not need Mrs. Bart's comments on the family frumps and misers to foster her naturally lively taste for splendour.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
6  Child-labor is to be found here in some of its worst phases, as fostering ignorance and stunting physical development.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
7  She has fostered my independence by professedly indulging my love for liberty.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
Example Sentence:
1  The captain did his best to foster a sense of unity among the new recruits.
2  Frequent cultural exchange will certainly help foster friendly relations between our two universities.
3  We couldn't adopt a child, so we decided to foster.
4  The bishop helped foster the sense of a community embracing all classes.
5  He said that developed countries had a responsibility to foster global economic growth to help new democracies.
6  It might be possible for a single woman to be accepted as a foster parent.
7  Don't forget to foster our children's well-being and education.
8  I wish to foster, not to blight -- to earn gratitude, not to wring tears of blood -- no, nor of brine: my harvest must be in smiles, in endearments, in sweet -- That will do.
9  By fostering superior journalistic writing from scholarly research, the School's aim is to improve the standard of professional journalism.
10  But the Commission is also a direct participant in fostering the necessary adaptability in the labour market.
11  The conflict fostered solidarity among Arab oil states.