be nurtured

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Thus they are sold at a very young age to be nurtured, and not too kindly, until they have sufficient meat on them to be killed to grace the plates of food connoisseurs.
THIS is a time of year when young saplings should be nurtured with care.
Are each child's intelligence and capabilities treated as unique gifts to be nurtured and developed?
Rodnay Zaks, Sybex's owner and founder, said, "I don't think we could have found a better home for Sybex than Wiley, where I am certain that our mission of effective learning and training for the intermediate to advanced end user will be nurtured and developed.