We like to encourage young people's interest in our work.
The original purpose was to encourage public support and interest in social work as a profession.
His father, an amateur artist, encouraged Robert's interest in art.
Their mother worked in country radio and encouraged their interest.
A sixth-grade teacher had encouraged her interest in nature and animals.
His cultivated, affluent parents encouraged their son's interest in the arts.
"I'm so glad we didn't encourage her interest in snow sports," my husband said.
They're all part of a project to encourage interest in technology in the classroom.
Still, they say, the reaction among companies and defense lawyers to the suit encouraged their interest in filing more.
He came from a family which encouraged his interest in music, being taken to the opera and concerts regularly.