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Raise always requires an object (raisetaxes), whereas rise never has an object (heat rises).Rise is an irregular verb, but raiseis regular.

The government may raise the level of permissible exposureto this chemical.

The permissible exposure rate for the workers in this facility risesby 15% this year.

See also lay/lie.

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