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English definition of “rise”

rise

noun [S] (MOVEMENT UP)    /raɪz/
C2 the process of becoming very famous , powerful , or popular : Her rapid rise to fame / power / popularity , etc. meant that she made many enemies .Making progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of rise noun (MOVEMENT UP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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