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English definition of “raise”

raise

verb [T] (BECOME BIGGER)   /reɪz/
to cause something to become bigger or stronger; increase: I had to raise my voice to be heard over the noise in the classroom. There are no plans to raise taxes, the president said. I don’t want to raise your hopes too much, but I think the worst of the flooding is over.
(Definition of raise verb (BECOME BIGGER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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