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adjective British English pronunciation: raised /reɪzd/

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  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.

  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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a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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