uplift

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  • (verb) enPR: ŭplĭftʹ, IPA(key): /ʌpˈlɪft/
  • (adjective, noun) enPR: ŭpʹlĭft, IPA(key): /ˈʌplɪft/
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uplift (third-person singular simple present uplifts, present participle uplifting, simple past and past participle uplifted)

  1. To raise something or someone to a higher physical, social, moral, intellectual, spiritual or emotional level.

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Noun[edit]

uplift (plural uplifts)

  1. The act or result of being uplifted.
  2. (geology) A tectonic upheaval, especially one that takes place in the process of mountain building.
  3. (colloquial) A brassiere that raises the breasts.

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