Definition of elevated in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɛlɪveɪtɪd


1Situated or placed higher than the surrounding area: this hotel has an elevated position above the village the elevated section of the M4
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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.
1.1(Of a level or amount) higher or greater than 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 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, exalted, high, grand, fine, sublime;
inflated, pompous, bombastic, orotund
rare fustian
1.3Having a high rank or social standing: these parish gentry were conscious of their elevated status
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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.
magnificent, sublime, inflated

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