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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 transition point is the position during an exercise in which the lifter makes the transition from lowering a weight to raising it [ILLUSTRATION FOR PHOTO 4 OMITTED].
While raising funds is a major function of the booster club, the promotion of school spirit is equally as consequential.
Slower reps eliminate the use of momentum by significantly reducing the speed of movement during the raising phase.
Mezzanine funds, in contrast, had a strong first half, raising $4.4 billion for 14 funds, more than triple the $1.4 billion raised for 10 funds in the year-earlier period.
Another cost-cutting measure for Aetna is raising copayments for emergency-room visits.
In Social Security Reform: Implications of Raising the Retirement Age, the GAO evaluated the likely results of tinkering with the age eligibility requirements.
The council initiated the Agawam Council Challenge in 1992 with the objective of raising $1,150,000 in contributions.
Increase melt temperature by raising temperatures of the last one or two barrel zones.
Raising a customer's price, no matter how justifiable, is always an unpleasant experience.
If this is too difficult, keep one knee bent and your foot flat on the ground while raising your leg.
It is the artistic director's vision that gives meaning and direction to the idea of a dance company, however, and the board members are there to support that vision by raising money.
Nonetheless, closer attention to them may be helpful in raising questions about situations with possible enforcement implications, and we will explore the redesign of this report to enhance its potential usefulness in the enforcement process.