Meaning of “upbeat” in the English Dictionary

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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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(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 campaign headquarters tonight.

(Definition of “upbeat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"upbeat" in Business English

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upbeatadjective

uk /ˈʌpˌbiːt/ us 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)