Third-person singular simple present indicative form of encourage.(verb)
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Use "encourages" in a sentence
"The title encourages timid believers to acknowledge their religious identity and also recognises that more and more British Christians are no longer prepared to tolerate taxpayer-funded suppression of the visible expressions of their religion."
"The label encourages and supports the music of the most innovative new voices on Broadway, to help bridge the gap between pop/rock and musicals, and to preserve the scores of important works."
"In addition, the label encourages physicians to manage bleeding without discontinuing prasugrel as stop in treatment can increase the risk of subsequent cardiovascular events."