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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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RAWALPINDI, March 17, 2011 (Frontier Star): Water and sanitation agency (WASA) Rawalpindi has raised charges on monthly water and sanitation bills by 20 to 50 percent and a notification in this regard has been issued According to details, execution on this raise will be carried out from first January 2011.
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