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English definition of “upper”

upper

adjective [before noun]     /ˈʌp.ər/ US  //
B1 at a higher position or level than something else, or being the top part of something: The office block's upper floors were being repainted. If the infection is not checked it will probably spread to the upper body. → Opposite lower adjectiveUp and upwardMoving upwards
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