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Dictionary definition for: Rising

1. (n) a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"

2. (a) advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend" "a rising market"

3. (n) organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

4. (a) (of a heavenly body) becoming visible above the horizon; "the rising sun"

5. (s) increasing in amount or degree; "rising prices"

6. (s) sloping upward

7. (s) coming to maturity; "the rising generation"

8. (s) newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician"

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