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  • noun Plural form of upbringing.

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Examples

  • Granted some of us may have had to grow up in upbringings that were not ideal but its knowing that we have the power to say NO I want better in family values and wholesomeness for my own children ...

    Music Of Your Life

  • A significant portion of our upbringings is dedicated to the avoidance of information.

    The Gerrymandering Mind | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Conversely, the behavior displayed by the law enforcement personnel in this article as well as that of Wall Street bankers, both of whom enjoyed the very best of 'upbringings', might indeed lend some credence to the eugenicist's line of thinking …

    Conceptual Guerilla - Central Command in the War of Ideas

  • I was talking with a good friend a couple of weeks ago about the differences in our two upbringings, how we were educated, and the role that people around us played.

    Community

  • And as my friend Paul keenly observed, this is when the debate turned into Monty Python's hilarious "Four Yorkshiremen" sketch where a bunch of snooty aristocrats wax nostalgic about their difficult upbringings, trying to out-poor each other with one absurd claim after another.

    Andy Ostroy: The GOP Candidates Do Monty Python's "Four Yorkshiremen"

  • They are rising conservative stars, young men who strive to turn their separate highly privileged upbringings into quick fame and fortune, using only the gushing springs of wingnut media welfare and the time-honored (read: worn & outdated) tropes of frat-boy philosophy.

    Balloon Juice » 2010 » January

  • Constance will also shine new light on the polar-opposite upbringings of our leading ladies.

    Rizzoli & Isles: Jane and Maura Deal With New Loves, Their Families and... a Breakup?

  • I was talking with a good friend a couple of weeks ago about the differences in our two upbringings, how we were educated, and the role that people around us played.

    Expression

  • Each has fled from broken upbringings, and through a series of chance encounters they meet and form a complicated but intense love triangle.

    In Brief: Fiction

  • Both Brennan and Booth had quite unique and difficult upbringings.

    Bones Season 7 Scoop: Booth and Brennan's Family Matters and a New Villain, Squintern

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