bring up phrasal verb definition in Raising children topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

bring up

 phrasal verb: Raising children topic
[often passive] to care for a child, teaching him or her how to behave, etc. 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.

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