elevated - definition and synonyms

adjective formal 

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/ˈeləˌveɪtɪd/
  1. 1
    raised above the ground, or higher than the surrounding area

    an elevated railway/motorway

    1. a.
      at a higher level or amount than previously or than is normal

      the dangers of elevated blood pressure

  2. 2
    more important or higher in status

    an elevated position in society