Definition To be raised by

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Definition

to be raised (by): to be developed, to be brought up, to be nurtured, to be reared (by)
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I was raised by my grandparents because my mum left me when I was a baby.

I was born and raised (in Cairo): I was born and grew up (in Cairo); My mother gave birth to me (in Cairo), where I then spent my childhood
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Examples

  • "Rachid : My parents come from Pakistan, Moira, but I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio."
  • "I know for a fact that you were born and raised in Brooklyn, where English is spoken almost fluently."

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