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"uplift" in British English

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upliftnoun

uk   /ˈʌp.lɪft/  us   /ˈʌp.lɪft/

upliftverb [T]

uk   /ʌpˈlɪft/  us   /ʌpˈlɪft/
(Definition of uplift from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"uplift" in Business English

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upliftnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈʌplɪft/ STOCK MARKET, COMMERCE
an increase in value: Shares have now recovered to $4.81 - this represents a huge uplift of almost 50% in their value. Forecasts suggest that the stores should enjoy 16% sales uplifts.
(Definition of uplift from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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