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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Agha Muneer Pathan, a notable of the city, was elected Tehsil Paghidar of Shikarpur by raising hands of workers of ASPY during ceremony.
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