adjective see nurturance

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  • nurturant — adjective That nurtures See Also: nurturance …   Wiktionary

  • nurturant — nur·tur·ant …   English syllables

  • nurturant — /ˈnɜtʃərənt/ (say nerchuhruhnt) adjective providing support and nourishment, both physical and emotional …   Australian English dictionary

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  • nurturance — nurturant, adj. /nerr cheuhr euhns/, n. warm and affectionate physical and emotional support and care. [1935 40; NURTURE + ANCE] * * * …   Universalium

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