Definition of uphill adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    uphill

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌʌpˈhɪl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌpˈhɪl//
     
    Mountains and valleys
     
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  1. 1sloping upwards an uphill climb/slope The last part of the race is all uphill. opposite downhill See related entries: Mountains and valleys
  2. 2uphill battle, struggle, task, etc. an argument or a struggle that is difficult to win and takes a lot of effort over a long period of time He faces an uphill struggle to be fit in time for the championships.
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