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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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There were unfortunate scene in some cities once her death was officially announced: hundreds of young men and women openly celebrated her death while raising glasses in public in Liverpool, Glasgow, Brixton and Bristol; some protestors were painting graffiti portraying her as someone who did not care the ordinary citizens; Then, there were anger among trade unionists as Baroness Thatcher used most of her energy to take on the powerful union barons.
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