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English definition of “elevate”

elevate

verb
 
 
/ˈelɪveɪt/ formal
be elevated to sth to be given a more important position: She has been elevated to deputy manager. an elevated positionRoyalty, aristocracy and titlesPromoting, demoting and transferring staff
[T] to move something to a higher level or height: High stress levels elevate blood pressure. Try to keep your leg elevated.Raising and lowering
(Definition of elevate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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