bring up

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To raise children.
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She did well enough bringing up two sons and a daughter on her own.

Submitted on August 29, 2012

Additional definitions for 'bring up':

bring upTo bring from a lower position to a higher position.
bring upTo mention.
bring upTo turn on power or start, as of a machine.
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    Karen
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