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uptick

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noun up·tick \ˈəp-ˌtik\

Simple Definition of uptick

  • : a small increase or rise

Full Definition of uptick

  1. :  increase, rise <an uptick in sales> <an uptick in hiring>

Examples of uptick

  1. <an uptick in sales over the last fiscal year>



Origin of uptick

2up + 3tick


First Known Use: 1955


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