Definition of elevated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈeləˌvādəd/


1Situated or placed higher than the surrounding area: this hotel has an elevated position above the village the elevated section of the freeway
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  • The tomb, situated in an elevated position at the end of a rocky gorge, is a well-preserved architectural and artistic masterpiece.
  • It is situated in an elevated position on this popular coastal road and enjoys superb views of Dublin Bay and Howth.
  • It is beautifully situated on an elevated site overlooking the Lee Valley.
raised, upraised, high up, aloft;
1.1(Of a level or amount) higher or greater than what is considered normal: an elevated temperature
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  • This was attributed to the formation of elevated amounts of vesicular structures in the cytosol after exposure to LEF, which was also validated microscopically.
  • Impulsively, he opened the oak barrier, and, with mouth hanging, he stared with amusement less than ever, and an elevated amount of disgruntlement and disbelief.
  • We find, in over 95% of these problem slabs, an elevated amount of purposeful air entrainment.
1.2Of a high intellectual or moral standard or level: the elevated canon of great literary texts
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  • If you feel you've been banned unfairly, just drop me a note and if you promise to keep the debate at a more elevated level, I'll be happy to unban you.
lofty, grand, exalted, fine, sublime;
inflated, pompous, bombastic, orotund
1.3Having a high rank or social standing: a suitably elevated occupation
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  • In other words, it was the adoption or civilization process-by degrees-that advanced the adoptees to their elevated social ranks.
  • His elevated social status allowed him to speak out on issues in exactly the way that he saw fit, no matter what the consequences.
  • In this way they participated in the long European tradition of commissioning portraits to commemorate themselves and to declare their elevated social status.
high, higher, high-ranking, of high standing, lofty, superior, exalted, eminent;
grand, noble


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Syllabification: el·e·vat·ed

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