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Spanish translation of “elevate”

elevate

verb /ˈeliveit/
to raise to a higher position or to a higher rank etc She was elevated to the post of manager. to improve (a person’s mind etc) an elevating book. elevation noun the act of elevating, or state of being elevated his elevation to the position of vice-president. height above sea-level The lake stood at an elevation of 3,500 metres above sea level. an architect’s drawing of one side of a building. elevating adjective that improves one’s mind or morals Watching the concert was an elevating experience. elevator noun (especially American ) a lift or machine for raising persons, goods etc to a higher floor There is no elevator in this shop – you will have to climb the stairs. a tall storehouse for grain.
(Definition of elevate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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