Definition of 'upbringing'
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Her upbringing was a strict Prussian one. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He's had a tough upbringing and a lifetime of people letting him down. The Sun (2016)Her upbringing shaped her life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a tough upbringing but my life felt normal. The Sun (2011)He had a tough upbringing with his parents splitting up. The Sun (2010)He spoke of his difficult upbringing as the son of a bartender and a maid. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His father was a teacher and his upbringing was strict. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What about her upbringing and education shaped her character? Christianity Today (2000)It was a privileged and intellectual upbringing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My parents gave me a happy upbringing and good education. The Sun (2010)His good manners betray his privileged upbringing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His was an education and upbringing attuned to arts and letters and dismissive of science. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He came from a very strict religious upbringing and maybe he thought that he had done something that was wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pair have an intense bond as she helped her son through a tough upbringing to become an international star. The Sun (2013)She was forbidden to have her photograph taken because of her strict Amish upbringing. The Sun (2014)The youngster took the opportunity and his tough upbringing served him well during a demanding five-year apprenticeship. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's almost as if he wants to inflict his own strict musical upbringing on others. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Good driver but privileged upbringing as son of former winner maybe leaves him lacking that extra bit of desire to be a champ. The Sun (2011)The odds were stacked against her making it in the cut-throat music industry after a tough upbringing. The Sun (2010)His adult life reflected his strict Presbyterian upbringing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That is not to say that she has led an insular life - her upbringing had stark contrasts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her books, she says, pass on what she learnt from her mother and her upbringing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your son 's upbringing will come to the fore soon and he'll clean up. The Sun (2010)In difficult circumstances, she has taken her son 's upbringing seriously when so many others do not. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'upbringing'
British English: upbringing /ˈʌpˌbrɪŋɪŋ/ NOUN
Your upbringing is the way your parents treat you and the things that they teach you when you are growing up.
Her son had a good upbringing.
- American English: upbringing
- Arabic: تَرْبِيَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: criação
- Chinese: 教养
- Croatian: odgoj
- Czech: výchova
- Danish: opdragelse
- Dutch: opvoeding
- European Spanish: educación crianza
- Finnish: kasvatus
- French: éducation
- German: Erziehung
- Greek: ανατροφή
- Italian: educazione
- Japanese: しつけ
- Korean: 양육
- Norwegian: oppdragelse
- Polish: wychowanie
- European Portuguese: educação
- Romanian: educație
- Russian: воспитание
- Spanish: educación
- Swedish: uppfostran
- Thai: การเลี้ยงดูอบรมสั่งสอน
- Turkish: yetiştirilme
- Ukrainian: виховання
- Vietnamese: sự dạy dỗ
Definition of upbringing from the Collins English Dictionary
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