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yuppienoun [C]

 us   /ˈjʌp·i/ esp. disapproving
a young, educated person who lives in a city and is successful in business, and who has a life style that involves spending a lot of money: Once the yuppies started moving in, rents went way up.
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yuppienoun [C]

(plural yuppies) (also yuppy) uk   us   /ˈjʌpi/ (US also YAP)
a young person who lives in a city, earns a lot of money, and spends it doing fashionable things and buying expensive possessions: a yuppie bar/flat the yuppie consumer/market The term jetset can no longer be confined to yuppies, and international business executives.
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