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Meaning of “rise” - Learner’s Dictionary

rise

noun     /raɪz/
INCREASE [C]
B2 an increase in the level of something: a tax rise a rise in interest ratesValue and price increasesBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflatingIncreasing and intensifying
sb's rise to fame/power, etc
the period when someone becomes very famous or powerfulMaking progress and advancingBecoming better
give rise to sth
to cause something: The bacteria live in the human body but do not give rise to any symptoms.Causing things to happen
MONEY [C] UK ( US raise)
an increase in the amount of money that you earn: a pay rise She's asked for a two percent rise.Value and price increasesEarning money and money earned
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