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English definition of “upend”

upend

verb [T]     /ʌpˈend/
to push or move something so that the part that usually touches the ground does so no longer : She upended the chessboard halfway through the game because she was losing .Pushing and shovingTurning upside down
(Definition of upend verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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