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English definition of “rear”

rear

verb [T] (CARE FOR)    /rɪər/ US  /rɪr/
C1 to care for young animals or children until they are able to care for themselves: Some women make a deliberate choice to rear a child alone. He describes how these birds rear their young. → See also child-rearingParenting and caring for childrenAnimal farming - general words
(Definition of rear verb (CARE FOR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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