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    Gordon..J is offline Newbie
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    raised/reared

    Should one say that children are reared? Or does it make no difference?

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    Re: raised/reared

    I associate 'reared' with cattle rather than children.

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    Re: raised/reared

    we could say to rear a child

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    Re: raised/reared

    Quote Originally Posted by Gordon..J View Post
    Should one say that children are reared? Or does it make no difference?
    Amazon have a whole section on "Parenting - Child Rearing" books, so at least the publishers must think it's alright, as do I.

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