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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. high or important: She holds a more elevated position in the company. [before noun] greater than is normal or reasonable: He has a slightly elevated idea of his own importance. [before noun] formal formal or typical of language found in literature: an elevated style/tone the elevated language of the Psalms
Translations of “elevated”
in Chinese (Traditional) 提高的, 升高的, 抬高的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 提高的, 升高的, 抬高的…
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