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elevate

verb [T]  us   /ˈel·əˌveɪt/

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.
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