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English definition of “upper”


noun [C] (SHOE PART)    /ˈʌp.ər/ US  //
the top part of a shoe that covers a person's foot and to which the heel and the sole are fixed : These shoes have leather uppers and synthetic soles .Shoes and shoemaking
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