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Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.Carl Jung
See also encouragé
- (RP) IPA: /ɪnˈkʌɹɪʤ/, SAMPA: /In"kVrIdZ/
- (GenAm) IPA: /ɪnˈkɝɹɪʤ/, SAMPA: /In"k3`rIdZ/
- Hyphenation: en‧cour‧age
Third person singular
- To mentally support; to motivate.
- I encouraged him during his race.
- To recommend.
- We encourage the use of bicycles in town centre.
mentally support or motivate
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- First-person singular present indicative of encourager.
- Third-person singular present indicative of encourager.
- First-person singular present subjunctive of encourager.
- Third-person singular present subjunctive of encourager.
- Second-person singular imperative of encourager.
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