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"upbeat" in British English

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upbeatadjective

uk   /ʌpˈbiːt/ /ˈʌp.biːt/  us   /ʌpˈbiːt/  /ˈʌp.biːt/ informal
full of hope, happiness, and good feelings: Live music and a parade set an upbeat mood for the official opening.
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upbeatadjective

 us   /ʌpˈbit/
full of hope, happiness, and good feelings: The mood is upbeat at Shaw’s campaign headquarters tonight.
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"upbeat" in Business English

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upbeatadjective

uk   us   /ˈʌpˌbiːt/ informal
positive and with hope for the future: High wheat prices have created an upbeat atmosphere in farming communities throughout the region. The company was upbeat at its annual meeting, saying turnover and profit are higher than at this time last year.upbeat about sth She was feeling upbeat about her new job.
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(Definition of upbeat from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “upbeat”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乐观的, 快乐的, 积极向上的…
in Turkish iyimser, olumlu düşünen…
in Russian оптимистичный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樂觀的, 快樂的, 積極向上的…
in Polish optymistyczny…
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