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Definition of elevated adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1high in rank an elevated status
  2. 2(formal) having a high moral or intellectual level elevated language/sentiments/thoughts
  3. 3higher than the area around; above the level of the ground The house is in an elevated position, overlooking the town. an elevated highway/railroad/road (= one that runs on a bridge above the ground or street)
  4. 4(technology) higher than normal elevated blood pressure
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: elevated

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