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bring upphrasal verb
- 1[often passive] to care for a child, teaching him or her how to behave, etc. synonym raise She brought up five children. He was brought up by his aunt. a well/badly brought up child bring somebody up to do something They were brought up to (= taught as children to) respect authority. + noun I was brought up a Catholic. related noun upbringing
- 2 (law) to make someone appear for trial He was brought up on a charge of drunk driving.