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nurture

(nûr′chər)
n.
a. The action of raising or caring for offspring: the nurture of an infant.
b. Biology The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
c. The fostering or overseeing of the development of something: the nurture of an idea.

nur′tur·er n.

nurture

[nur′chər]
to feed, rear, foster, or care for, such as in the nourishment, care, and training of growing children.
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Stephen Lehner as director of nurture solutions consulting will continue the consultative approach to selling nurture services while drawing on his significant email marketing experience.
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Education Minister John O Dowd said: I welcome the opportunity to officially launch the new nurture units and meet some of the children and staff who are involved in this exciting new project.
She reminds us that the moment of birth is an arbitrary dividing point between a period when traits can be changed or not, between traits that are somehow natural and traits that are somehow a product of nurture.
His arguments for the importance of relationship, nurture and narrative in the lives of children, and therefore the need for these to be at the centre of services are persuasively made.
Reid said: "As I see it, the Nurture programme's role is to design things which allow you to understand the product and how it works, and then you can go on and produce something to market.
To support this, we have also employed a highly skilled team to deliver a Nurture Programme.
The children spend part of their time in class and part in the nurture room.
So many things can go wrong, in fact, that it takes the combined efforts of every gardener to nurture and sustain life in such a dangerous world.
Ultimately, when we begin to understand the interplay between nature and nurture, we learn how to utilize both to create a better, more equitable world.
From a more philosophical standpoint, some would argue that the church has a moral responsibility to grow and nurture the generosity of its adherents, both financially and spiritually.