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yuppienoun [C]

 us   /ˈjʌp·i/ esp. disapproving
a ​young, ​educatedperson who ​lives in a ​city and is ​successful in ​business, and who has a ​lifestyle that ​involvesspending a lot of ​money: Once the yuppies ​startedmoving in, ​rents went way up.
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"yuppie" in British English

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yuppienoun [C]

(also yuppy) uk   /ˈjʌp.i/  us   /ˈjʌp.i/ disapproving
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"yuppie" in Business English

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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 ​buyingexpensive possessions: a yuppie ​bar/​flat the yuppie ​consumer/​market The ​term jetset can no ​longer be confined to yuppies, and ​internationalbusinessexecutives.
(Definition of yuppie from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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