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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The rearing and training received during childhood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The traits acquired during one's childhood training
  • n. The raising or training of a child.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of bringing up, nourishing, or maintaining; training; education.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. properties acquired during a person's formative years
  • n. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

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