Definition of uptrend in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌptrɛnd/


An upward tendency, especially a rise in economic value: the uptrend in sales and profits is expected to be sustained in the October-March period
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  • Yet despite the uptrend in demand, the economy seems in little danger of overheating.
  • Despite the political uncertainty created by the dissolution of Parliament and the usual market fluctuations, stock prices have maintained a clear uptrend in 1999.
  • An uptrend is observed: the figures for January 2000 are 28.8 per cent and 16.1 per cent, respectively.
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