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adjective raised pronunciation in American English /reɪzd/
  1. 1
    a raised area is higher than the area around it

    The larger goods are displayed on raised platforms.

    The floor in the middle of the room is slightly raised.

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    1. a.
      if part of your body is raised, it is higher than the rest of your body

      Lie on your back with your legs raised.

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  2. 2
    hotter, louder, stronger, etc. than usual

    The substance conducts electricity more efficiently at raised temperatures.

    raised voices (=the voices of people who are shouting):

    We could hear raised voices in the next room.

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