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Appealing to or designed for high-income consumers; upscale: "He turned up in well-cut clothes ... and upmarket felt hats" (New Yorker).


(ˈʌpˌmɑr kɪt)

appealing or catering to high-income consumers; upscale: upmarket fashions.
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Adj.1.upmarket - designed for consumers with high incomes; "he turned up in well-cut clothes...and upmarket felt hats"- New Yorker
downmarket - designed for low-income consumers


adjective prestigious, important, prominent, esteemed, high-quality, notable, renowned, prestige, eminent, reputable She chose an upmarket agency aimed at professional people.


up-market [ˌʌpˈmɑːrkɪt]
adj (mainly British) [product, restaurant, hotel, resort] → haut de gamme inv
to move upmarket (gen)se repositionner à la hausse; [company] → se positionner sur le haut de gamme
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