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Meaning of “upper” - Learner’s Dictionary

upper

adjective [always before noun]     /ˈʌpər/
POSITION
B1 at a higher position: an upper floor the upper lip the upper bodyUp and upwardMoving upwards
SOCIAL CLASS
of a higher social classClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
the upper limit
the highest amount or level, or the longest time that something is allowed →  See also get/gain the upper hand Range and limits
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