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"upwards" in British English

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upwardsadverb

uk   /ˈʌp.wədz/ us   /ˈʌp.wɚdz/ mainly UK US usually upward
C1 towards a higher position, level, or value: She turned her face upwards to the sun. The cost of completion has been revised upwards again due to inflation.
Opposite

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(Definition of upwards from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"upwards" in Business English

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upwardsadverb

uk   /ˈʌpwədz/ us   US usually upward
towards a higher position, level, or value: The UK's export figures are expected to be revised upwards next month.
(Definition of upwards from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “upwards”
in Arabic إلى أعْلى…
in Korean 위로…
in Portuguese para cima…
in Catalan cap amunt…
in Japanese (主に英)上へ, 上向きに…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向上地…
in Turkish yukarıya doğru…
in Russian вверх…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向上地…
in Italian in su, in salita…
in Polish w górę, do góry…
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