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English definition of “uphill”


adjective, adverb     /ˌʌpˈhɪl/
C2 leading to a higher place on a slope: an uphill climb running uphill → Compare downhillUp and upwardMoving upwards C2 needing a large amount of effort: It'll be an uphill struggle/battle/fight to get the new proposals accepted. → Compare downhillComplicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
(Definition of uphill adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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