Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "fostering" []

  • Present participle of foster. (verb)
  • Raising someone to be an accepted member of the community. (noun)
  • Encouragement; aiding the development of something (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fostering" in a sentence
  • "Short term fostering meets the needs of children in all types of situations ranging from the sudden illness or incapacity of a parent through to the need to remove of a child following child protection concerns."
  • "Congress has an interest in fostering and promoting interstate commerce and web sites that allow comments certainly account for more than no contribution to interstate commerce."
  • "Central Command Gen. James Mattis and Afghanistan commander Gen. David Petraeus — understands the importance of professionalism and trust in fostering healthy civil-military relations."