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nourish 养育 nurse 护士 (nour ← nur)
- nourish: see nurse
- nourish (v.)
- late 13c., "to bring up, nurture" (a child, a feeling, etc.), from Old French norriss-, stem of norrir "raise, bring up, nurture, foster; maintain, provide for" (12c., Modern French nourrir), from Latin nutrire "to feed, nurse, foster, support, preserve," from *nutri (older form of nutrix "nurse"), literally "she who gives suck," from PIE *nu- (from root *(s)nau- "to swim, flow, let flow," hence "to suckle;" see nutriment) + fem. agent suffix. Related: Nourished; nourishing.
- 1. They needed good food to nourish their bodies.
- 2. Journalists on the whole don't create public opinion. They can help to nourish it.
- 3. We need good food to nourish the starving infants.
- 4. My environment had failed to support me or nourish me.
- 5. He ate -- but without relish, and food seemed no longer to nourish him.
- 他虽然吃东西, 但是辨不出滋味, 食物似乎失去了营养作用.
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