Raise


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Raise

An increase in one's wages or salary. A company may offer a raise for seniority, exceptional work performance or some other reason. Some raises are automatic, especially to account for the cost of living, while others must be requested or earned. In the UK, a raise is sometimes called a rise.
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And I raise you five thousand just to lend a hand at keeping Jack out," MacDonald said, in turn.
If the weight is raised any faster, it is too light or some momentum is being used to help raise the weight.
The Valley Alliance for the Arts still needs to identify and buy a site and raise $100 million for the center, which it wants to build in the West Valley.
By eliminating momentum, you force the muscles alone to raise the weight.
AtHome America, for the fourth year, contributed toward the recent ALS Walk 4 Life, a nationwide walk fundraiser designed to heighten the awareness of the nature of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease) and help raise money for scientific research to find a cure.
Mitch and Kyle McMullen helped raise $291,836 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through a series of events.
This raise positions us to pursue acquisitions that will further our business strategy.
To their credit, the 10,000 employees represented by the Service Employees International Union, Local 347, agreed to defer a raise last year to help the city avoid cutting deeper into city services.
The three largest funds - Permira IV, Cinven IV and Charterhouse - are anticipated to raise around EUR 20bn between them, comprising 34% of the European total.
We certainly understand and applaud the ambition to get a raise, but we also think it's important for employees to take a step back and build a road-map on how to accomplish that goal.
And not only that, we wanted to raise money for lung cancer and we raised $555.
LITTLEROCK - Some 200 nonteaching Keppel Union District workers will get a one-quarter percent pay raise retroactive to July and a 1 percent bonus.