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English definition of “raise”

raise

verb [T] (COMMUNICATE)    /reɪz/
to communicate with someone, especially by phone or radio : I've been trying to raise Jack /Tokyo all day .Communicating and keeping in touch Grammar:Raise or rise?Raise must have an object, as it is a transitive verb. It is a regular verb; its three forms are raise, raised, raised:
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