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elevate

verb /ˈeliveit/
to raise to a higher position or to a higher rank etc
ascender
She was elevated to the post of manager.
to improve (a person’s mind etc)
elevar; edificar; enriquecer
an elevating book.
elevation noun the act of elevating, or state of being elevated
elevación
his elevation to the position of vice-president.
height above sea-level
altitud
The lake stood at an elevation of 3,500 metres above sea level.
an architect’s drawing of one side of a building.
alzado
elevating adjective that improves one’s mind or morals
edificante; enriquecedor
Watching the concert was an elevating experience.
elevator noun (especially American ) a lift or machine for raising persons, goods etc to a higher floor
ascensor, elevador, montacargas
There is no elevator in this shop – you will have to climb the stairs.
a tall storehouse for grain.
almacén de grano, silo
Translations of “elevate”
in French promouvoir, exalter…
in German befördern, erheben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抬高, 提高, 使上升…
in Russian повышать, поднимать…
in Turkish yükseltmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抬高, 提高, 使上升…
in Polish podwyższać, podnosić…
(Definition of elevate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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