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upwards

adverb
 
 
/ˈʌpwədz/ mainly UK ( mainly US upward)
towards a higher place or level: House prices have started moving upwards again.Up and upwardMoving upwards
upwards of sth more than a particular amount: Double rooms cost upwards of 70 euros a night.Large in number or quantity
Translations of “upwards”
in Korean 위로…
in Arabic إلى أعْلى…
in Portuguese para cima…
in Catalan cap amunt…
in Japanese (主に英)上へ, 上向きに…
in Italian in su, in salita…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向上地…
in Russian вверх…
in Turkish yukarıya doğru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向上地…
in Polish w górę, do góry…
(Definition of upwards from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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