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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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Both Nurture 1% and 2% milks are available in grocery stores that carry Mayfield Milk products.
Widow Evangeline Bay lived on a hand-to-mouth existence by clearing the grasslands; today she is a farm guide in Nurture Farmacy.
Overall, however, it is probably fair to say that, 50 years ago, it was the nurture perspective that held the most sway since psychodynamic treatment and behaviorist research dominated, while the emerging fields of genetics and neuroscience were only beginning to take hold.
Project Nurture and four award finalists were featured in a special edition P3 Impact Award article series within the Darden Schools thought-leadership publication, Darden Ideas to Action.
For the past eight years, Nurture My Child's mission has been to educate parents on childcare and education options available to their children and take the stress out of finding the right solutions for their family.
The mechanism-elucidation theorists understand the interaction of nature and nurture as a developmental phenomenon that occurs commonly and which sheds lights on the causal mechanisms of the developmental process.
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Change the nurture or change the nature and the final form would change qualitatively.
He advocates the use of nurture groups as a means of protecting relationships in schools, as well as urging us to explore how this approach can be extended into other domains.