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



    BrE BrE//ˈʌpwəd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpwərd//
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  1. 1  pointing towards or facing a higher place an upward gaze
  2. 2increasing in amount or price an upward movement in property prices an upward trend in the rate of unemployment
  3. opposite downward
    Word OriginOld English upweard(es) (see up, -ward).

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