how to pronounce nurture


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the above transcription of nurture is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

nurture is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of nurture in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… actually need to nurture innovation in …”

meanings of nurture


  1. That which nourishes; food; diet.
  2. The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual (as opposed to "nature").
  3. The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care.


  1. To nourish or nurse.
  2. To encourage, especially the growth or development of something.

nurture frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nurture occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics nurture can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that nurture can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with nurture


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