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Post time 2005-3-9 09:34:02 |Display all floors
it is a sentence from march 5,2005' newspaper :
     The debates also higglight points that all interest groups agree upon in order to allow society to foster coherent development.
  Now my question is   what's the meaning of "foster coherent ",
I 've chack  some dictionaries,yet  can't understand.
   tell me ,thanks a lot

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Post time 2005-3-9 09:55:00 |Display all floors

they mean

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Post time 2005-3-9 11:50:59 |Display all floors

agree,chinadaily often have typo

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Post time 2005-3-9 16:38:00 |Display all floors

i' m so sorry it' s my spelling mistake !

it's actually "  foster coherent  devepment ",  it's a mistake of me
  well
  what i want to  know  is   the meaning of  the expression in chinese

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Post time 2005-3-9 16:46:57 |Display all floors

促进协调/连贯发展

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Post time 2005-3-9 22:29:12 |Display all floors

to foster

To f"foster coherent development" is an idiomatic usage.  To foster in this context means to enable or to encourage.  Coherent development means development according to a plan and without contradictions.

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