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Meaning of “upwards” in the English Dictionary

"upwards" in British English

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upwardsadverb

uk   /ˈʌp.wədz/  us   /-wɚdz/ mainly UK (US usually upward)
C1 towards a ​higherposition, ​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   us   /ˈʌpwədz/ (US usually upward)
towards a ​higherposition, ​level, or ​value: The UK's ​exportfigures 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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