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elevate

verb [T]  /ˈel·əˌveɪt/ us  

elevate verb [T] (IMPROVE POSITION)

to give someone a higher or more important position: He was elevated to the chairmanship of the House Armed Services Committee. They hoped to elevate the position of women in society.

elevate verb [T] (RAISE)

to raise or lift up: She wore high heels that elevated her a few inches above 5 feet.
Translations of “elevate”
in Spanish ascender, elevar, edificar…
in French promouvoir, exalter…
in German befördern, erheben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抬高, 提高, 使上升…
in Russian повышать, поднимать…
in Turkish yükseltmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抬高, 提高, 使上升…
in Polish podwyższać, podnosić…
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