Definition of uplift noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈʌplɪft//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌplɪft//
    [uncountable, singular]
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  1. 1the fact of something being raised or of something increasing an uplift in sales an uplift bra (= that raises the breasts)
  2. 2a feeling of hope and happiness The news gave them a much needed uplift.
  3. 3 (also upthrust) (geology) the process or result of land being moved to a higher level by movements inside the earth
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