Wednesday, May 11, 2011


(i) Try to prevent; show opposition to: ‘We should discourage female feticide.’ (ii) Try to persuade sb not to do sth: ‘Somehow, we have to discourage people from committing suicide.’ ‘He tried to discourage her going alone.’(iii) Deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged: ‘He was discouraged by repeated failure.’

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