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up·town

 (ŭp′toun′)
n.
The upper part of a town or city.
adv. (ŭp′toun′)
To, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city.
adj.
Of, relating to, or located uptown.

up′town′er n.

uptown

(ˈʌpˈtaʊn)
adj, adv
(Human Geography) towards, in, or relating to some part of a town that is away from the centre
n
(Human Geography) such a part of a town, esp a residential part
ˈupˈtowner n

up•town

(adv., n. ˈʌpˈtaʊn; adj. -ˌtaʊn)

adv.
1. to, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city, usu. the part away from the main business section.
adj.
2. moving toward, situated in, or pertaining to the upper part of a town or city: Take the uptown bus.
n.
3. the uptown section of a town or city.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uptown - a residential part of town away from the central commercial districtuptown - a residential part of town away from the central commercial district
city - an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"
residential area, residential district, community - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
Adj.1.uptown - of or located in the upper part of a townuptown - of or located in the upper part of a town; "uptown residential areas"
downtown - of or located in the lower part of a town, or in the business center; "downtown Manhattan"; "delinquents roaming the downtown streets"
Adv.1.uptown - toward or in the upper part of townuptown - toward or in the upper part of town
downtown - toward or in the lower or central part of town
Translations
esikaupunki

uptown

[ˈʌpˈtaʊn] (US)
A. ADVhacia las afueras, hacia los barrios exteriores

uptown

[ˌʌpˈtaʊn] (mainly US)
adv [live] → dans les quartiers résidentiels; [go, travel] → vers les quartiers résidentiels
adj [club, district] → des quartiers résidentiels

uptown

(US)
adj (= in Northern part of town)im Norden (der Stadt); (= in residential area)im Villenviertel; personanspruchsvoll; bar, club, theatre, storevornehm; uptown New Yorkder Norden von New York
advim Norden der Stadt; → im Villenviertel; (with movement) → in den Norden der Stadt; → ins Villenviertel
nVillenviertel nt

uptown

[ˌʌpˈtaʊn] (Am)
1. adv (walk, drive) → verso i quartieri residenziali; (live) → in un quartiere residenziale
2. adjdei quartieri residenziali
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When an enemy gang, the Uptowners, tries to strike a deal with the tribe to exchange a pig for some of the tribe's girls, Wash shoots the pig dead, leaving no question that such an exchange was never going to take place.
89) The Baron de Hirsch Institute on Bleury Street was at the heart of the community's cultural life and straddled geographically the divide between uptowners and downtowners.
La quatrieme partie rsussit avec brio a prssenter un slsment crucial de l'histoire juive montrsalaise : la place de la communauts dans l'espace scolaire qusbscois et les luttes quasi incessantes qui l'ont entourse, meme au sein de la communauts juive, notamment entre les uptowners et les downtowners.
It's not that Uptowners still write 12-tone music--they boast that they've transcended the 'row' concept, and they have to boast because you can't tell that by listening.