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English definition of “elevate”

elevate

verb [T] (IMPROVE POSITION)   /ˈel·əˌveɪt/
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 .
(Definition of elevate verb (IMPROVE POSITION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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