Definition of up- in English:

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1(Added to verbs and their derivatives) upward: upturned upthrow
1.1To a more recent time; to a newer or better state: upbeat update upgrade upscale
2(Added to nouns) denoting (direction of) motion up: upriver uphill upwind
3(Added to nouns) higher: upland upstroke

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Syllabification: up-

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