HyperDic: upbringing

English > 2 senses of the word upbringing:
NOUNattributeupbringingproperties acquired during a person's formative years
actupbringing, breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearinghelping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
upbringing > pronunciation
Soundsah'pbrih.ngihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > upbringing: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningProperties acquired during a person's formative years.
Narrowereducation, training, breedingThe result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
raising, rearing, nurtureThe properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
Broaderinheritance, heritageAny attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
Spanishcrianza
English > upbringing: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningHelping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community.
Synonymsbreeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing
Broadersocialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturationThe adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
Spanisheducación, formación
Catalaneducació

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