Definition of upweight in English:

upweight

Syllabification: up·weight
Pronunciation: /ˌəpˈwāt
 
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verb

[with object]
1Give increased importance, rank or weighting to: some advertisers upweighted TV, while others upweighted press
More example sentences
  • You can also upweight bids to target by age, gender, location and time and day of search.
  • The benefits of a successful tackle upweights the consequences of an unsuccessful tackle.
  • Those who miss a midterm and have beforehand obtained permission will have their final grades calculated by proportionately upweighting all the other components of the grade.
2 Finance Increase the proportion of (an asset or asset class) in a portfolio or fund: an opportunity to upweight equities where feasible within your risk profile
More example sentences
  • However, upweighting is slow, possibly because it may be maladaptive to upweight quickly to any change in sensory conditions.
  • Today Sable & Shuck announced plans to increase its acquisitions dramatically by upweighting marketing activity in the summer of 2004.

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