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American English: /ˈəpˌsərdʒ/
British English: /ˈʌpsəːdʒ/


  • upsurge of/in something
    (of/in violence)
    recrudecimiento (masculine) de algo
    (in demand/production)
    aumento (masculine) de or en algo
    there's a general upsurge of interest in his work
    hay un renovado interés por su obra
    Example sentences
    • One of the reasons for the recent upsurge of ethnic violence is to be found in the failure of modern states to separate warring factions.
    • The recent upsurge in violence had forced a decision to cancel the scheduled tour, Merriman said.
    • Intercommunal fighting continued fitfully, with occasional upsurges of intense violence.

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