rise noun Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Definition 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
(Definition of rise noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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