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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of raise.

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Examples

  • Louisiana lawmaker wants ban on pay raises - BusinessWeek - WWL First News * Louisiana lawmaker wants ban on pay raises*

    we saw that...

  • The unevenness of the penetration of both the influ - ence of the French movement and notably of the acceptance of the term raises the question whether we can account for these differences in causal terms.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The idea of the Ruins of Rome strikes more but pleases less, and the title raises greater expectation than the performance gratifies.

    The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes Volume the Eighth: The Lives of the Poets, Volume II

  • The idea of the "Ruins of Rome" strikes more, but pleases less, and the title raises greater expectation than the performance gratifies.

    Johnson's Lives of the Poets — Volume 2

  • They believe the term raises uninformed images and incorrect conceptions of intersex people.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Mr. Kemp, who manages more than $11 billion in client assets, is worried that the apparent abandonment of more ambitious plans to deal with the debt in the short term raises the likelihood of a downgrade-induced stock selloff.

    What a Downgrade Means for You

  • At the same time, the governor's unconventional decision to leave office without completing a term raises questions about the viability of such a run -- and about the state of the GOP field, following revelations of extramarital affairs recently by two other potential contenders.

    Governor's Move Highlights GOP Divide

  • It may well be the case that the existence of the label raises important questions about preemption, and perhaps even changes the standard of reasonableness, but the court doesn’t consider those nuances.

    Corn syrup dressed as fruit okay under California law

  • My colleague Travis Fain raises the question in the Macon Telegraph: Will any Republican step forward and challenge U.S. Rep. Jim Marshall in 2010?

    I'm just asking - poli

  • The issue she raises is not a Unionist/Nationalist one but has a wider significance into the future for all.

    Another fine CATastrophe...

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