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    Can I say "There is a raise in population". I think "rise" is better.

    Can I say "There is a raise in population". I think "rise" is better.
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    Re: Can I say "There is a raise in population". I think "rise" is better.

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    I've consulted several dictionaries, and they all indicate that "raise" as a noun can only mean "an increase in the money you earn". So if that is true, "raise" in your context doesn't work.

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