upbringing

noun up·bring·ing \ ˈəp-ˌbriŋ-iŋ \
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of upbringing

: early training; especially : a particular way of bringing up a child
  • had a strict upbringing

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UPBRINGING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of upbringing for English Language Learners

  • : the way a child is raised : the care and teaching given to a child by parents or other people


UPBRINGING Defined for Kids

upbringing

noun up·bring·ing \ ˈəp-ˌbriŋ-iŋ \

Definition of upbringing for Students

: the process of raising and training


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