upwardly mobile


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upwardly mobile

adj.
Advancing or likely to advance in economic and social standing: "They had considered her suitor unambitious, not sufficiently upwardly mobile" (Maggie Scarf).

upwardly mobile

adj
(Sociology) (of a person or social group) moving or aspiring to move to a higher social class or to a position of increased status or power

upwardly mobile

Tending to rise in wealth or social status.
Translations

upwardly mobile

adj to be upwardly mobileein Aufsteiger/eine Aufsteigerin sein
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The event is expected to atttract the highest concentration of young and upwardly mobile professionals, premium influencers and celebrities from the entertainment, fashion and lifestyle industry.
Both clubs are upwardly mobile - Leeds are favourites for the Sky Bet Championship while Salford enjoy their first season in the Football League Neville: not loved in Leeds - so tonight's tie may just be a dress rehearsal for their blood-and-thunder clash in the 2025-26 Champions League final.
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USD-CAD, which has been upwardly mobile in recent weeks, settled in the upper 1.3300s.
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.
Talk is cheap, of course, and they have a long way to go to prove they have what it takes to make an impact at the sharp end of the division, not least getting through a testing run of games against more upwardly mobile sides.
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According to Zachos, the interior design industry has, until now, ignored the aesthetic sensibilities of the upwardly mobile male who seeks a different living experience.
Let the Old Gal invite the upwardly mobile Middletons to a fish-paste finger buffet (she's a thrifty woman) and point out the advantages of their buying Buckingham Palace.
HE'S upwardly mobile! O2 franchisee Zak Patel (pictured) scooped the prize for best franchisee at the Mobile industry Awards.