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"upwardly mobile" in British English

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upwardly mobileadjective

uk   /ˌʌp.wəd.liˈməʊ.baɪl/  us   /-wɚd.liˈmoʊ.bəl/
moving or ​able to ​move to a ​highersocialclass, for ​example by ​becomingricher: The ​meetingattracted upwardly mobile ​professional and ​political women.
upward mobility
noun [U] uk   us  
(Definition of upwardly mobile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"upwardly mobile" in Business English

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upwardly mobileadjective

uk   us  
someone who is upwardly ​mobile is ​moving or has ​moved into a ​highersocialposition, usually because they are ​earning more ​money: These ​top-of-the-rangemodels are ​targeted at young upwardly ​mobileprofessionals.
upward mobility
noun [U]
If you ​work hard, there is a chance of ​upwardmobility.
(Definition of upwardly mobile from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “upwardly mobile”
in Chinese (Simplified) 走向上层社会的,走向富裕的, 步步高升的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 走向上層社會的,走向富裕的, 步步高升的…
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