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upbringingnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈʌpˌbrɪŋ.ɪŋ/
B2 the way in which you are treated and educated when young, especially by your parents, especially in relation to the effect that this has on how you behave and make moral decisions: Is it right to say all the crimes he committed were simply the result of his upbringing?
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in Arabic تَربِية…
in Korean 양육…
in Malaysian didikan…
in French éducation…
in Turkish yetişme, yetiştirme, terbiye…
in Italian educazione, allevamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撫養, 教育, 教養…
in Russian воспитание…
in Polish wychowanie…
in Vietnamese sự giáo dục, dạy dỗ…
in Spanish educación…
in Portuguese criação, educação…
in Thai การเลี้ยงดูอบรมสั่งสอน…
in German die Erziehung…
in Catalan criança, educació…
in Japanese (子供時代の)しつけ, 育ち…
in Indonesian didikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抚养, 教育, 教养…
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