Translation of elevate in Spanish:

elevate

Pronunciation: /ˈeləveɪt; ˈelɪveɪt/

vt

  • 1.1 (promote)to elevate sth/sb to sth to elevate sb to the peerage concederle a algn el título de lord/lady the archbishop was elevated to cardinal el arzobispo fue elevado a la dignidad de cardenal he's been elevated to the position of manager [humorístico/humorous] lo han ascendido a director
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    • Saying nothing important is elevated to the level of a virtue.
    • Having sung praises to this young man who is soon to be elevated to the Bench, I believe it's equally important to put his recent edicts under scrutiny.
    • Fortunately, with the arrival of the Winter Games, hockey competition has once again been elevated to an international level.
    1.2 (improve, uplift) [formal] [spirit] elevar to elevate the mind ser* edificante 1.3 (raise) [load/platform] elevar [formal], subir
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    • After a while I found I was able to lift my arms, elevate them slightly - both my arms, but it was very slow.
    • Aaron raised an eyebrow and elevated his fingers again.
    • Raise the bar by elevating your shoulders to just below ear level; at the same time bend and flare your elbows and immediately turn palms towards the floor.
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    • He recited the words of institution in German but not the Canon and failed to elevate the host and chalice, distributing them in both species immediately after the consecratory words.
    • You will not find me poring over the General Instruction of the Roman Missal late at night, wondering if padre elevated the host high enough.
    • In the National Gallery's Mass of Saint Giles, for example, the saint elevates the Host at the moment of consecration.
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    • The fact that both mortar and machine gun can be elevated to 71.5 degrees makes the system especially useful in MOUT.
    • The demolition gun may be elevated or depressed for use at various ranges up to 925 meters and is coaxial mounted with a 7.62 mm machine gun.
    • Switzerland produced its own tanks and in Sweden the highly original S-Tank appeared - an almost flat turretless tank destroyer which elevated and depressed its gun by adjusting its suspension.
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    • They are referred to as ‘bad cholesterol’ because they elevate blood cholesterol levels and risks for developing cardiovascular disease.
    • High erythropoietin levels can elevate blood pressure either via a polycythemia/hyperviscosity mechanism or by direct pressor effects.
    • The patient felt fine and ASW could find no source of an infection that could be elevating his glucose level; she wondered if the change was caused by progression of his cancer and declining pancreatic function.

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