Definition of upswing in English:


Syllabification: up·swing
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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