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upmarket Line breaks: up|mar¦ket
Pronunciation: /ʌpˈmɑːkɪt/
chiefly British

Definition of upmarket in English:


Relatively expensive and designed to appeal to affluent consumers: an upmarket ski resort upmarket boutiques
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  • They were forced to move out of their home in the upmarket Morningside area of Edinburgh.
  • This was no ordinary place; it was an upmarket historic inn and its chef clearly knew his stuff.
  • Baqueira is an upmarket Pyrenean ski resort frequented by the Spanish royal family.


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Towards the more expensive or affluent sector of the market: the pub seems to have forgotten its local community in a quest to go upmarket
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  • The majority of buyers are people with families and generally they are moving upmarket.
  • It was 1995 and many Irish retailers were moving upmarket.
  • Burke has moved the store upmarket, made it more customer-friendly, and increased the focus on high-quality toys for adults.

Words that rhyme with upmarket

downmarket, market

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