Fosterage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːstərɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word fosterage
Brit.  |ˈfɒstərɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word fosterage

noun

- encouragement; aiding the development of something (syn: fostering)
- helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community (syn: breeding, fostering, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing)

Examples

Under her fosterage our good habits throve apace.

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