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British English: /ˈʌpwəd/
American English: /ˈəpwərd/

Translation of upward in French:


  • (glance, push, movement)
    vers le haut
    (path, road)
    qui monte
    an upward slope
    une montée
    an upward trend [figurative] (Finance)
    une tendance à la hausse

adverb upwards

  • 1 [literal]
    (look, point)
    vers le haut
    to go ou move upward to glide upward
    remonter or glisser vers le haut
    he was lying face upward
    il était allongé sur le dos
  • 2 [figurative]to push prices upward
    faire monter les prix
    to revise one's forecasts upward
    réviser ses prévisions à la hausse
    from five years/£10 upward
    à partir de cinq ans/10 livres sterling
    she's moving upward in her profession
    elle avance dans sa carrière

also: upwards of preposition phrase

  • plus de
    upwards of £50/20%
    plus de 50 livres sterling/20%
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