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upper
British English: /ˈʌpə/
American English: /ˈəpər/

Translation of upper in French:

noun

  • 2
    [informal]
    (American English) (Railways)
    couchette (f) supérieure

adjective

  • 1 (in location)
    (shelf, cupboard)
    du haut
    (floor, deck)
    supérieur
    (jaw, eyelid, lip)
    supérieur
    (teeth)
    du haut
    the upper body
    la partie supérieure du corps
  • 3 (on scale)
    (register, scale)
    supérieur
    the upper limit
    la limite maximale (on de)
    temperatures are in the upper twenties
    les températures dépassent 25°
  • 4 (Geography) (épith)
    (valley, region)
    plus au nord
    the Upper (reaches of the) Thames
    la haute Tamise

Idioms

[informal]
to be on one's uppers

to have the upper hand

avoir le dessus

to get the upper hand

prendre le dessus
stiff

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