verb (used with object), en·cour·aged, en·cour·ag·ing.
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In addition to mitigating AI harms, the goal of the principles is to encourage the development of AI systems that could improve children’s growth and well-being.Why kids need special protection from AI’s influence|Karen Hao|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Those who live off campus but may need to come to campus are encouraged to go to a health clinic for free testing if they show any symptoms.Even the most cautious schools are seeing outbreaks|Sy Mukherjee|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Group culture, too, can encourage certain types of content — including content that violates Facebook’s rules — and admins are often willing participants in that.Facebook tries to clean up Groups with new policies|Sarah Perez|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
Staff offices would remain open, Schutzenhofer said, but employees were encouraged to work from home.Trump’s businesses charged Secret Service more than $1.1 million, including for rooms in club shuttered for pandemic|David Fahrenthold, Josh Dawsey|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Those industries are doing what they can to encourage people to spend like they might have without a pandemic.Zoom parties, throwing candy: How Halloween might happen during Covid-19|Alexandra Ossola|September 17, 2020|Quartz
If we want that to change, then all of us have to encourage our legislators to make funding community policing a priority.
It would definitely be wrong for TLC to encourage us to gawk at these men but their story is worth investigating nonetheless.Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That tends to encourage large and small holders alike to consider turning their weakened rubles into other currencies.
In the eyes of many pro-life advocates, securing rights for pregnant women is one more way to encourage women to stay pregnant.The Supreme Court Case Uniting Pro-Lifers & Pro-Choicers|Emily Shire|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Educated voters will not be allowed to share pens, as the commission said it would encourage them to bring personal pens.
This and several other things were said by Sieur de Biancourt to encourage his people.
And, incidentally, to encourage retiring and diffident lady interviewers.
Very soon I induced my directors to adopt the view that the railway company must encourage and help the project.
The King of Portugal was a powerful ruler and anxious for new possessions, yet he did not encourage Magellan.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Let us remember that "if we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom!"The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker