encouragement

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encourage + -ment

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Singular
encouragement

Plural
encouragements

  1. (countable & uncountable) You give encouragement to someone to help motivate them or make them feel better about something.
    "I wasn't feeling brave enough to run a marathon, but my mother gave me some encouragement."

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