Synonyms of 'upbringing'
the education of a person during his or her formative yearsMartin's upbringing shaped his whole life.
institutions for the care and education of children
training, , , , , ,
He had no formal training as a decorator.
She will soon be back in training for next year.
The human organism learns partly by nature, partly by nurture.
She was a woman of cultivation and scholarship.
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in the sense of breeding
in the sense of cultivation
culture or refinementShe was a woman of cultivation and scholarship.
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