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up-market

adj
relating to commercial products, services, etc, that are relatively expensive and of superior quality
Translations

up-market

[ʌpˈmɑːkɪt] (Brit)
A. ADJ [image, shop, hotel, person] → de categoría; [product] → de primera calidad, de calidad superior; [magazine] → para un público de categoría
B. ADV to go/move up-market [company] (for clients) → subir de categoría, buscar una clientela más selecta

up-market

adj customeranspruchsvoll; personvornehm; image, version, hotelexklusiv
adv sellan anspruchsvollere Kunden; his shop has gone up-marketin seinem Laden verkauft er jetzt Waren der höheren Preisklasse; Japanese car-makers have gone up-marketJapans Autohersteller produzieren jetzt für einen anspruchsvolleren Kundenkreis

up-market

[ˌʌpˈmɑːkɪt] adj (product) → che si rivolge ad una fascia di mercato superiore; (restaurant) → elegante
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Materials used inside are of higher quality, giving the impression you are in a much more up-market motor.
With a 75hp 1.4-litre petrol engine, it's hardly an expresso, but the up-market specification includes air conditioning, electric folding door mirrors and a CD player.
FORMER Taoiseach Charles Haughey has created such a demand for Charvet shirts the up-market Paris boutique is to sell them in Ireland.
"We also get given lots of up-market high street names such as Jaeger, Jacques Vert, Windsmoor and Monsoon, all of which will be sold for a fraction of their original prices."
However forensic officers were continuing to scour the couple's up-market detached home.
Nicole Lavelle, 16, wants dad Callum to fork out pounds 700 a month in school fees for the up-market King's School, Worcester.
These two models hit at a wide market, the 25 with prices from pounds 8,295 for the entry level 1.1 SE to pounds 14,995 for the potent GTi powered by a 1.8 VVC engine, pitching in the up-market super mini league; while the 45 range hits in the compact executive class by offering a combination of good ride and handling from the extensively developed suspension.
Where will people find the money to shop in these expensive, "up-market" shops that are due to open in the city centre?
RAM RAIDERS smashed a car through steel shutters at an up-market jewellers before making off with pounds 20,000 of designer watches.
Samuel building on the corner of Trinity Street in the city centre, and is part of an up-market independently-owned chain.
A GANG of ``ruthless'' burglars who targeted up-market homes and then made their get-aways in their victims' luxury cars were jailed amid scenes of uproar yesterday.
THE up-market Selfridges department store may be the latest big-name High Street store to expand into Scotland, it was revealed yesterday.