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English definition of “bring sb up”

bring sb up

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with bring   /brɪŋ/ (brought, brought) us  
B1 to care for a child until it is an adult, often giving it particular beliefs: She was brought up by her grandmother. They brought her up (as/to be) a Catholic. [+ to infinitive] David was brought up to respect authority.Parenting and caring for children
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