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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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The big, cushy chairs, with their conveniently raisable armrests, have been compared to airplane seats, but I find them noticeably more comfortable.
At 170 feet long, 60 feet wide and up to 16 feet deep, the 50-meter pool, which is big enough for international competitions, is state-of-the-art in every respect from its computerized filtration and surge systems to its hydraulically raisable floor that can create a teaching section with access for wheelchairs.
33) The encompassing of all the issues that were formerly raisable as defenses in the plaintiff's burden of proving forcing makes perfect sense if one conceives of forcing as being a shorthand for lessening competition--which is indeed how the Court seemed to conceive of it.