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

Translation of upper in Italian:

noun

  • 2 (American English) (Railways) [informal]
    cuccetta (feminine) superiore

adjective

  • 1 (in location)
    (shelf, cupboard)
    in alto
    (floor, deck, jaw, eyelid, lip, teeth)
    the upper body
    la parte superiore del corpo
  • 3 (on scale)
    (register, scale)
    più alto
    the upper limit
    il limite massimo
    on di
    temperatures are in the upper twenties
    la temperatura sfiora i 30°
  • 4 (Geography) attrib. (valley, region) the Upper (reaches of the) Thames
    l'alto Tamigi
  • 5 (Archaeology, Geology)
    (period)

Idioms

to be on one's uppers

[informal]

to have the upper hand

avere il sopravvento o la meglio

to get the upper hand

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