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up·turn

 (ŭp′tûrn′, ŭp-tûrn′)
v. up·turned, up·turn·ing, up·turns
v.tr.
1. To turn up or over: upturn the soil.
2. To upset; overturn.
3. To direct upward: upturned their gaze.
v.intr.
To turn over or up.
n. (ŭp′tûrn′)
An upward movement, curve, or trend, as in business activity.
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upturn

vb
1. to turn or cause to turn up, over, or upside down
2. (tr) to create disorder
3. (tr) to direct upwards
n
4. an upward turn, trend, or improvement
5. an upheaval or commotion
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up•turn

(v. ʌpˈtɜrn, ˈʌpˌtɜrn; n. ˈʌpˌtɜrn)

v.t.
1. to turn up or over.
2. to direct or turn upward.
v.i.
3. to turn up or upward.
n.
4. an upward turn, as in prices or business.
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upturn


Past participle: upturned
Gerund: upturning

Imperative
upturn
upturn
Present
I upturn
you upturn
he/she/it upturns
we upturn
you upturn
they upturn
Preterite
I upturned
you upturned
he/she/it upturned
we upturned
you upturned
they upturned
Present Continuous
I am upturning
you are upturning
he/she/it is upturning
we are upturning
you are upturning
they are upturning
Present Perfect
I have upturned
you have upturned
he/she/it has upturned
we have upturned
you have upturned
they have upturned
Past Continuous
I was upturning
you were upturning
he/she/it was upturning
we were upturning
you were upturning
they were upturning
Past Perfect
I had upturned
you had upturned
he/she/it had upturned
we had upturned
you had upturned
they had upturned
Future
I will upturn
you will upturn
he/she/it will upturn
we will upturn
you will upturn
they will upturn
Future Perfect
I will have upturned
you will have upturned
he/she/it will have upturned
we will have upturned
you will have upturned
they will have upturned
Future Continuous
I will be upturning
you will be upturning
he/she/it will be upturning
we will be upturning
you will be upturning
they will be upturning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been upturning
you have been upturning
he/she/it has been upturning
we have been upturning
you have been upturning
they have been upturning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been upturning
you will have been upturning
he/she/it will have been upturning
we will have been upturning
you will have been upturning
they will have been upturning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been upturning
you had been upturning
he/she/it had been upturning
we had been upturning
you had been upturning
they had been upturning
Conditional
I would upturn
you would upturn
he/she/it would upturn
we would upturn
you would upturn
they would upturn
Past Conditional
I would have upturned
you would have upturned
he/she/it would have upturned
we would have upturned
you would have upturned
they would have upturned
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upturn - an upward movement or trend as in business activityupturn - an upward movement or trend as in business activity
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
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upturn

noun rise, increase, boost, improvement, recovery, revival, advancement, upsurge, upswing There has been a modest upturn in most parts of the industry.
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upturn

noun
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Translations

upturn

A. [ˈʌptɜːn] N (= improvement) → mejora f, aumento m (in de) (Econ etc) → repunte m
B. [ʌpˈtɜːn] VT (= turn over) → volver hacia arriba; (= overturn) → volcar
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

upturn

[ˈʌptɜːrn] n (in economy, demand)reprise f
an upturn in demand → une reprise de la demande
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

upturn

vtumdrehen
n (fig: = improvement) → Aufschwung m
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upturn

[ˈʌpˌtɜːn] n (fig) (improvement) → ripresa; (in value of currency) → rialzo; (in luck) → svolta favorevole
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
The murmuring of many voices, the upturning of many faces, the pressing on of many footsteps in the outskirts of the crowd, so that it swells forward in a mass, like one great heave of water, all flashes away.
He alleged that he was robbed at the polls, assuring that no effort would be spared in the effort at upturning the results.