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Meaning of “upbringing” in the English Dictionary

"upbringing" in British English

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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 ​yourparents, ​especially in ​relation to the ​effect that this has on how you ​behave and make ​moraldecisions: Is it ​right to say all the crimes he ​committed were ​simply the ​result of his upbringing?
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(Definition of upbringing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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upbringingnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈʌpˌbrɪŋ·ɪŋ/
the way in which someone is ​treated and ​trained as a ​child: Who can ​argue with the ​healthy upbringing of ​happychildren?
(Definition of upbringing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “upbringing”
in Korean 양육…
in Arabic تَربِية…
in Malaysian didikan…
in French éducation…
in Russian воспитание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撫養, 教育, 教養…
in Italian educazione, allevamento…
in Turkish yetişme, yetiştirme, terbiye…
in Polish wychowanie…
in Spanish educación…
in Vietnamese sự giáo dục, dạy dỗ…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 抚养, 教育, 教养…
in Indonesian didikan…
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