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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 happy children?
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upbringingnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈʌpˌbrɪŋ.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈʌpˌbrɪŋ.ɪŋ/
B2 the way in which you are treated and educated when young, especially by your parents, especially in relation to the effect that this has on how you behave and make moral decisions: Is it right to say all the crimes he committed were simply the result of his upbringing?
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