upbringing


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up·bring·ing

 (ŭp′brĭng′ĭng)
n.
The rearing and training received during childhood.

upbringing

(ˈʌpˌbrɪŋɪŋ)
n
(Education) the education of a person during his or her formative years. Also called: bringing-up

up•bring•ing

(ˈʌpˌbrɪŋ ɪŋ)

n.
the care and training of children or a particular type of such care and training.
[1475–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upbringing - properties acquired during a person's formative years
heritage, inheritance - any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors; "my only inheritance was my mother's blessing"; "the world's heritage of knowledge"
breeding, training, education - the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement"
nurture, rearing, raising - the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
2.upbringing - helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization - the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"

upbringing

noun education, training, breeding, rearing, care, raising, tending, bringing-up, nurture, cultivation Martin's upbringing shaped his whole life.
Translations
تَرْبِيَةتَرْبِيَه، تَنْشِئَه
výchova
opdragelse
kasvatus
odgoj
felnevelésnevelés
uppeldi
しつけ
양육
audzināšana
uppfostran
การเลี้ยงดูอบรมสั่งสอน
sự dạy dỗ

upbringing

[ˈʌpˌbrɪŋɪŋ] Neducación f

upbringing

[ˈʌpbrɪŋɪŋ] néducation f
to have a good upbringing → avoir une bonne éducation, recevoir une bonne éducation
to have a strict upbringing → avoir une éducation stricte, recevoir une éducation stricte

upbringing

nErziehung f; (= manners also)Kinderstube f; to have a good upbringingeine gute Kinderstube haben; we had a strict upbringingwir hatten (als Kinder) eine strenge Erziehung; he hasn’t got any upbringinger hat keine Kinderstube

upbringing

[ˈʌpˌbrɪŋɪŋ] neducazione f

upbringing

(ˈapbriŋiŋ) noun
(an example of) the process of bringing up a child. He had a stern upbringing.

upbringing

تَرْبِيَة výchova opdragelse Erziehung ανατροφή educación kasvatus éducation odgoj educazione しつけ 양육 opvoeding oppdragelse wychowanie criação, educação воспитание uppfostran การเลี้ยงดูอบรมสั่งสอน yetiştirilme sự dạy dỗ 教养
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For THIS am I from the heart and from the beginning--drawing, hither- drawing, upward-drawing, upbringing; a drawer, a trainer, a training- master, who not in vain counselled himself once on a time: "Become what thou art!"
To one of her upbringing, and of her destination, the weakness of men was a truth unfamiliar, but she had surmised it at Florence, when George threw her photographs into the River Arno.
The enthusiasms of a young girl of distinguished upbringing appealed to William, and suggested a thousand ways in which, with his training and accomplishments, he could be of service to her.
Harvey whistled, but at heart he was rather pleased to think that his upbringing had cost so much.
The fellow was a mongrel type, a Glasgow Irishman by birth and upbringing, but he had been in South Africa for years, and he certainly knew the country very well.
He lent me a book; but I don't mind saying that it was a bit above my head, though I had a good Aberdeen upbringing. He'd have made a grand meenister with his thin face and gray hair and solemn-like way of talking.
Had she been fourteen instead of twenty-four, she might have been changed by them; but she was twenty-four, conservative by nature and upbringing, and already crystallized into the cranny of life where she had been born and formed.
Their way of life and place of residence, their acquaintances and ties, Natasha's occupations, the children's upbringing, were all selected not merely with regard to Pierre's expressed wishes, but to what Natasha from the thoughts he expressed in conversation supposed his wishes to be.
A monkish upbringing, one year in the world after the age of twenty, and then a free selection one way or the other--it was a strange course which had been marked out for him.
She has an only son, late-born, who is being nursed in our well-built house, a child of many prayers and welcome: if you could bring him up until he reached the full measure of youth, any one of womankind who should see you would straightway envy you, such gifts would our mother give for his upbringing.'
They were handsome girls, had the fresh colour of their country upbringing, and in their eyes that brilliancy which is called-- by no metaphor, alas!--`the light of youth.'
Though she was English, I could not exactly place her, and it was not obvious from what rank in society she sprang, what had been her upbringing, or how she had lived before her marriage.