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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He added that if party members are not allowed to give their suggestions by raising hands while electing a candidate for Senate election than it will be a violation of Article 25 and 17 of 1973 Constitution.
Several Opposition members associated themselves with Jaitley by raising hands.
The draft law was submitted for review of the Parliament in late January and was passed through voting by raising hands.