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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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One thing very noticeable as the puppy raisers walk their guide-dog- hopefuls is the reactions of people who walk by them.
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color) Tara Myl, 10, shows some of her letters seeking support for a fund- raiser to help homeless children in Santa Clarita.