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Noun upbringing has 2 senses
- upbringing - properties acquired during a person's formative years
--1 is a kind of inheritance, heritage
--1 has particulars:
- breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing - raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
--2 is a kind of socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation