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WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
bring up - raise - educate
‘bring up’
When you bring up children, you look you look after them throughout their childhood, as their parent or guardian.
Tony was brought up in a working-class family.
When my parents died, my grandparents brought me up.
‘raise’
Raise can be used to mean bring up.
Lynne raised three children on her own.
They want to get married and raise a family.
‘educate’
Don't confuse bring up or raise with educate. When children are educated, they are taught different subjects over a long period, usually at school.
Many more schools are needed to educate the young.
He was educated in an English public school.
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