Definition of upswing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəpˌswiNG/


An increase in strength or quantity; an upward trend: cigar smoking has been on the upswing
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  • The study also found that these upswings in hurricane strength correlate with a rise in sea-surface temperatures.
  • There was a slowing down in growth as the reproductive organs developed and a marked upswing in growth after flowering.
  • The next five years will involve an intense upswing - perhaps more intense than anything we've seen in our lifetimes.

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Syllabification: up·swing

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