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upturn

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verb up·turn \ˈəp-ˌtərn, ˌəp-ˈ\

Definition of upturn

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to turn up or over

  3. 2 :  to direct upward

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to turn upward



Examples of upturn

  1. <at this point the road upturns steeply, the trees become scarcer, and the valley unfolds before you>



1567

First Known Use of upturn

1567


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upturn

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noun up·turn \ˈəp-ˌtərn\

Simple Definition of upturn

  • : an increase or improvement

Full Definition of upturn

  1. :  an upward turn especially toward better conditions or higher prices

1864

First Known Use of upturn

1864


UPTURN Defined for Kids

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upturn

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verb up·turn \ˈəp-ˌtərn, ˌəp-ˈtərn\

Definition of upturn

up·turnedup·turn·ing

  1. :  to turn upward or up or over




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upturn

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noun up·turn \ˈəp-ˌtərn\

Definition of upturn

  1. :  an upward turning (as toward better conditions)





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