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- 1 1.1 (spatially, numerically) [jaw] superior; [lip] superior, de arriba the upper storeys las plantas or los pisos superiores upper age limit límite (masculine) (máximo) de edad temperatures in the upper twenties temperaturas de cerca de 30°C or de casi 30°C the upper tax bracket la banda impositiva más elevadaMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (in rank, importance) [ranks/echelons] superior, más elevado the upper chamber oupper house [Politics/Política] la cámara alta
- Place the cuff on your bare upper arm one-inch above the bend of your elbow.
- They arise when the water vapour from hot aircraft exhausts mixes with the cool air of the upper atmosphere, about 32,000 ft above the Earth's surface.
- Below it is a grand looking sofa that has large wooden arms at each side and an ornate square pattern that runs above the upper cushion.
- These farmers are mostly uneducated but they take full advantage of the benefits they can derive from their upper caste status.
- By the start of next season, I want us to be pitching for a position at the upper end of the league table.
- Should we be struggling to improve women's position in the upper layers of the bourgeoisie, or should we be addressing the fundamental divisions within society?
- 2 [Geography/Geografía] alto the upper reaches of the Nile la parte alta del Nilo Upper Silesia la Alta Silesia the Upper Danube el alto Danubio upper Manhattan el norte de ManhattanMore example sentences
- The tour raises money for the Wesley Institute, an Upper St. Clair nonprofit organization that provides services to Southwestern Pennsylvania youths with mental health and behavioral challenges.
- John Maher, an Upper St. Clair Republican, said leaders ‘are aware of my desire for openness.’
- She worked in the music industry in Los Angeles for many years but recently moved back to an Upper East Side apartment, where she is trying to write a screenplay and buying vintage clothing and jewelry to resell on eBay.
- 1.1 (of shoe)[ parte superior del calzado ] leather uppers, man-made soles zapatos de cuero con suela sintética to be (down) on one's uppers [colloquial/familiar] estar* más pobre que las ratas 1.2(uppers plural)(American English/inglés norteamericano) [Dentistry/Odontología] dentadura (feminine) postiza ([ superior ])