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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
Translations of “elevate”
in Spanish ascender, elevar, edificar…
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…
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