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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Eidos will also demonstrate a number of key titles, including: --Final Fantasy VII -- the long-awaited PC version of the 15 million unit, best-selling SquareSoft franchise will raise the stakes for quality role playing games on the PC.