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"bring sb up" in British English

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bring sb up

phrasal verb with bring uk /brɪŋ/ us /brɪŋ/ verb [ T ] brought, brought

B1 to care for a child until he or she is an adult, often giving him or her particular beliefs:

She was brought up by her grandmother.
They brought her up (as/to be) a Catholic.

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(Definition of “bring sb up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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