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Meaning of “upbeat” in the English Dictionary

"upbeat" in British English

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upbeatadjective

uk   us   /ʌpˈbiːt/ /ˈʌp.biːt/ informal
full of ​hope, ​happiness, and good ​feelings: Live ​music and a ​parade set an upbeat ​mood for the ​officialopening.
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(Definition of upbeat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"upbeat" in American English

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upbeatadjective

 us   /ʌpˈbit/
full of ​hope, ​happiness, and good ​feelings: The ​mood is upbeat at Shaw’s ​campaignheadquarterstonight.
(Definition of upbeat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"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 ​farmingcommunities throughout the ​region. The ​company was upbeat at its ​annualmeeting, 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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