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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bring up

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 bring up /(ˈ)brɪŋˈəp/ 及物動詞

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bring up
      v 1: evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the
           specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the
           air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from
           the mountain" [syn: raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke,
            evoke, stir, call down, arouse, put forward,
           call forth]
      2: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children" [syn: rear,
          raise, nurture, parent]
      3: promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was
         brought up to the major league"
      4: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands";
         "Lift a load" [syn: raise, lift, elevate, get up]
         [ant: lower]
      5: cause to come to a sudden stop; "The noise brought her up in
      6: put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the
         question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
         [syn: raise]
      7: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection
         with the invention" [syn: mention, advert, cite, name,
      8: cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial
         processes; "boot your computer" [syn: boot, reboot]