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intr.v. up·surged, up·surg·ing, up·surg·es
To surge up.
A rapid or abrupt rise: an upsurge in violent crime.
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(intr) chiefly literary to surge up
a rapid rise or swell
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up•surge(v. ʌpˈsɜrdʒ; n. ˈʌpˌsɜrdʒ)
v. -surged, -surg•ing,
1. to surge up; increase; rise.n.
2. the act of surging up; a large or rapid increase.
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Past participle: upsurged
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|Noun||1.||upsurge - a sudden forceful flow |
debris storm, debris surge - the sudden spread of dust and debris from a collapsing building; "the destruction of the building produced an enormous debris surge"
onrush - a forceful forward rush or flow; "from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed"; "the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts"
|2.||upsurge - a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"|
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upsurge[ˈʌpsɜːdʒ] N (in violence, fighting) → recrudecimiento m; (in demand) → fuerte aumento m
a great upsurge of interest in Góngora → un gran renacimiento del interés por Góngora
there has been an upsurge of feeling about this question → ha aumentado de pronto la preocupación por esta cuestión
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
upsurge[ˈʌpsɜːrdʒ] n [enthusiasm] → vague f; [interest] → regain m
an upsurge in sth (prices, crime) → une forte augmentation de qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
upsurge[ˈʌpˌsɜːdʒ] n (of enthusiasm) → ondata; (of prices, inflation) → impennata, improvviso aumento
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