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UK [ˈʌpˌbrɪŋɪŋ] / US noun [singular]
the way that parents look after their children and teach them to behave

My husband's upbringing was completely different from mine.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • upbringing — n. smb. s family; religious upbringing * * * religious upbringing s family smb …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • upbringing — up|bring|ing [ˈʌpˌbrıŋıŋ] n [singular, U] the way that your parents care for you and teach you to behave when you are growing up ▪ Mike had had a strict upbringing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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