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Nurture vs. Engender

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Nurturenoun

The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care

Engenderverb

To beget (of a man); to bear or conceive (of a woman).

Nurturenoun

That which nourishes; food; diet.

Engenderverb

(transitive) To give existence to, to produce (living creatures).

Nurturenoun

The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual (as opposed to "nature").

Engenderverb

(transitive) To bring into existence (a situation, quality, result etc.); to give rise to, cause, create.

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Nurtureverb

To nourish or nurse.

Engenderverb

(intransitive) To assume form; to come into existence; to be caused or produced.

Nurtureverb

To encourage, especially the growth or development of something.

Engenderverb

To copulate, to have sex.

Nurturenoun

The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.

‘A man neither by nature nor by nurture wise.’;

Engenderverb

(critical theory) To endow with gender; to create gender or enhance the importance of gender.

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Nurturenoun

That which nourishes; food; diet.

Engenderverb

To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget.

Nurtureverb

To feed; to nourish.

Engenderverb

To cause to exist; to bring forth; to produce; to sow the seeds of; as, angry words engender strife.

‘Engendering friendship in all parts of the common wealth.’;

Nurtureverb

To educate; to bring or train up.

‘He was nurtured where he had been born.’;

Engenderverb

To assume form; to come into existence; to be caused or produced.

‘Thick clouds are spread, and storms engender there.’;

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Nurturenoun

the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

Engenderverb

To come together; to meet, as in sexual embrace.

Nurturenoun

raising someone to be an accepted member of the community;

‘they debated whether nature or nurture was more important’;

Engendernoun

One who, or that which, engenders.

Nurtureverb

help develop, help grow;

‘nurture his talents’;

Engenderverb

call forth

Nurtureverb

bring up;

‘raise a family’; ‘bring up children’;

Engenderverb

make children;

‘Abraham begot Isaac’; ‘Men often father children but don't recognize them’;

Nurtureverb

provide with nourishment;

‘We sustained ourselves on bread and water’; ‘This kind of food is not nourishing for young children’;

Engenderverb

cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition)

‘the issue engendered continuing controversy’;

Engenderverb

(of a father) beget (offspring).

Engender

Engender is an anti-sexist organisation operating in Scotland and other parts of Europe. They aim Engender's goals include increased public awareness of sexism and its detrimental effects on society, equal representation of women in government, and training women activists at the local level.

‘to make Scotland a fairer, safer place where women can flourish and contribute to both the social and market economies with dignity, freedom and justice.’;

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