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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; Properties acquired during a person's formative years.

Usage examples (30)
  • Connavar, because of his upbringing is a troubled and not overly psychologically stable individual, but does have heroic qualities.
  • "My children's upbringing is more important than money," Petty says.
  • What part of her personality, or her upbringing, is going to serve her best in all of this?
  • It just establishes that a religious upbringing is neither physically abusive nor neglectful. for more
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