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elevated

adjective uk   /ˈel.ɪ.veɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
raised: The doctor said I was to keep my leg elevated. There is an elevated area at the back of the building.Raising and lowering high or important: She holds a more elevated position in the company.Very important or urgentHigh, tall and deep [before noun] greater than is normal or reasonable: He has a rather elevated idea of his own importance.Large in number or quantity [before noun] formal formal or typical of language found in literature: an elevated style/tone the elevated language of the PsalmsManners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
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