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Meaning of “elevate” - Learner’s Dictionary

elevate

verb     /ˈelɪveɪt/ formal
be elevated to sth
to be given a more important position: She has been elevated to deputy manager. an elevated positionRoyalty, aristocracy and titlesPromoting, demoting and transferring staff
[T] to move something to a higher level or height: High stress levels elevate blood pressure. Try to keep your leg elevated.Raising and lowering
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