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upstairs

adverb
 
 
/ʌpˈsteəz/
A2 on or to a higher level of a building: He ran upstairs to answer the phone. The people who live upstairs are very noisy.Floors and parts of floors
upstairs adjective B1 an upstairs bedroom
Translations of “upstairs”
in Korean 위층에…
in Arabic فَوْق…
in Portuguese para cima…
in Catalan a dalt…
in Japanese 階上へ…
in Italian di sopra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 往樓上(的), 在樓上(的)…
in Russian наверху, наверх…
in Turkish üst kata, üst katta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 往楼上(的), 在楼上(的)…
in Polish na górze, na piętrze, na górę…
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