upwardly


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up·ward

 (ŭp′wərd)
adv. or up·wards (-wərdz)
1. In, to, or toward a higher place, level, or position: flying upward.
2. Toward a higher position in a hierarchy or on a socioeconomic scale: a young executive moving upward fast.
3. Toward the head or upper parts: bare from the waist upward.
4. Toward a higher amount, degree, or rank: Prices soared upward.
5. Toward a later time or age: from adolescence upward.
adj.
Directed toward a higher place or position: upward movement.
Idiom:
upward/upwards of
More than; in excess of: "the onslaught of upwards of seventy divisions" (Winston S. Churchill).

up′ward·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.upwardly - spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher positionupwardly - spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; "look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile"
down, downward, downwardly, downwards - spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward"
Translations

upwardly

[ˈʌpwədlɪ] ADV upwardly mobile [person] → ambicioso

upwardly

References in classic literature ?
All their noses upwardly projected from their faces like so many jib-booms.
Upwardly they moved without a pause, to dis-appear at last over the summit.
Upwardly mobile blacks and Hispanics are more likely to experience racial discrimination than their socioeconomically stable peers, maintains a study at Ohio State University, Columbus--and that might help explain racial disparities in health among middle- and upper-class Americans, relates lead author Cynthia Colen, associate professor of sociology.
Employment at large companies -- those with 500 or more employees -- came in at 97,000 an increase from the upwardly revised 80,000 jobs added in November.
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8 percent on the month in November, after an upwardly revised 0.
Nigel Twiston-Davies' horse was a bitter disappointment when 6-1 favourite for the race at the end of 2011, but was back to form with a staying-on third at Cheltenham last time - and the trainer has no doubt today's stamina-sapping conditions will suit his upwardly mobile eight-year-old.
The rate of increase was smaller than the upwardly revised 3.
Summary: Most upwardly mobile managers know that an empowered team helps their performance, but a compulsion to control their own fate can cloud that awareness, says Harvard Business Review.
This year's Chelsea gold medal-winning Upwardly Mobile Garden got me thinking about how people who invest in their front garden can take many of the plants with them if they move, either by planting them in large containers or propagating them.
The Upwardly Mobile Garden featured a Cornus 'Venus', a flowering dogwood with good drought tolerance and a high resistance to diseases, in a large container.