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Synonyms for Raising (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (the event of something being raised upward):
elevation, lift

WordNet sense 2 (the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child):
nurture, rearing

WordNet sense 3 (becoming greater or larger):

WordNet sense 4 (helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community):
breeding, upbringing, fosterage, fostering, bringing up

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