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

      

    upward

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈʌpwəd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpwərd//
     
    [only before noun]
     
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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 Origin Old English upweard(es) (see up, -ward).

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