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upbringing

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the way a child is raised; the care and teaching given to a child by parents or other people usually singular
  • My wife had a very sheltered upbringing.
  • His grandmother saw to his upbringing.

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The first known use of upbringing was in 1520

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“Upbringing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upbringing. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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