as in rearing
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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“Upbringing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upbringing. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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