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noun as in rearing

noun as in childhood

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Based on my upbringing, if I am invited to a wedding, I always send a gift.

When you get older and you start to see the way other families live, you ask questions about your upbringing.

From Ozy

Behavioral genetics looks at where individual differences come from—whether from family upbringing and life experience, or genetic factors.

Perhaps because of his lefty upbringing, he became the only editor to sign a union card during an unsuccessful effort to organize the magazine.

Our job as parents is to take care of their health, spiritual and moral upbringing.

From Quartz

Following her upbringing at Chartwell, the Churchill family home in Kent, Mary Soames, according to Emma Soames, had “a good war.”

None of this was expected considering his pampered upbringing.

At the same time though, I am a white male from a suburban upper-middle-class upbringing.

Considering your multiethnic upbringing, what are some ways in which you look at this country differently than other players?

Despite a difficult upbringing, Moran avoids depressing and Dickensian-ish themes.

A satisfactory home life can be attained only by the co-operation of both parents in the upbringing of their children.

But that is hard to carry out, for the gentleman in Holstein who decides about our upbringing wants me to study for many years.

He so far forsook the strait "Manchester School" of his upbringing as to support Macdonald's campaign for protection in 1878.

The home is responsible for the upbringing of healthy, intelligent children.

Do you know that all these were squeezed out of your dying father by greedy priests, to pay for your upbringing in the cloisters?


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to upbringing, such as: childhood, instruction, and training.

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