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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. properties acquired during a person's formative years;

2. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community;
- Example: "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
[syn: breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

upbringing n 1: properties acquired during a person's formative years 2: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important" [syn: breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "upbringing": apprenticeship, basic training, breaking, breeding, conditioning, cultivation, development, discipline, drill, drilling, education, exercise, fetching-up, fostering, grooming, housebreaking, improvement, in-service training, manual training, military training, nurture, nurturing, on-the-job training, practice, preparation, raising, readying, rearing, rehearsal, sloyd, training, vocational education, vocational training