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rise abovephrasal verb
- 1 to not be affected or limited by problems, insults, etc. She had the courage and determination to rise above her physical disability. He struggled hard to rise above his humble background.
- 2to be wise enough or morally good enough not to do something wrong or not to think the same as other people I try to rise above prejudice.
- 3to be of a higher standard than other things of a similar kind His work rarely rises above the mediocre.