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    raising - Dictionary definition and meaning for word raising

    Definition
    (noun) the event of something being raised upward
    Synonyms : elevation , lift
    Example Sentence
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
    Definition
    (noun) the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    Synonyms : nurture , rearing
    Definition
    (noun) helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    Example Sentence
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important
    Definition
    (adj) increasing in quantity or value
    Example Sentence
    • a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate
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