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My 'act' was schoolwork. I was your basic, garden-variety, ambitious, upwardly mobile, hard-working Jewish boy from Brooklyn. I was bound to go beyond my parents. It was simply the way things were.
Clive Davis

Meaning of "upwardly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UPWARDLY

upwardly  [ˈʌpwədlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UPWARDLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Upwardly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES UPWARDLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of upwardly in the English dictionary

The definition of upwardly in the dictionary is in a manner that is directed towards a higher place or a higher level.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UPWARDLY


awkwardly
ˈɔːkwədlɪ
backwardly
ˈbækwədlɪ
cowardly
ˈkaʊədlɪ
downwardly
ˈdaʊnwədlɪ
eastwardly
ˈiːstwədlɪ
forwardly
ˈfɔːwədlɪ
inwardly
ˈɪnwədlɪ
leewardly
ˈliːwədlɪ
leftwardly
ˈlɛftwədlɪ
northeastwardly
ˌnɔːθˈiːstwədlɪ
northwardly
ˈnɔːθwədlɪ
onwardly
ˈɒnwədlɪ
outwardly
ˈaʊtwədlɪ
seawardly
ˈsiːwədlɪ
southwardly
ˈsaʊθwədlɪ
southwestwardly
ˌsaʊˈwɛstwədlɪ
straightforwardly
ˌstreɪtˈfɔːwədlɪ
waywardly
ˈweɪwədlɪ
weirdly
ˈwɪədlɪ
westwardly
ˈwestwədlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UPWARDLY

uptrend
uptrilled
upturn
upturned
upvaluation
upvalue
UPVC
UPW
upwaft
upward
upward mobility
upward social mobility
upwardly mobile
upwardness
upwards
upwell
upwhirl
upwind
upwrap
upwrought

WORDS THAT END LIKE UPWARDLY

absurdly
bastardly
blackguardly
blizzardly
buirdly
dastardly
frowardly
haggardly
haphazardly
hardly
laggardly
lordly
niggardly
northwestwardly
sluggardly
standardly
thirdly
towardly
untowardly
wizardly

Synonyms and antonyms of upwardly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «upwardly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UPWARDLY

Find out the translation of upwardly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of upwardly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «upwardly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

向上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hacia arriba
570 millions of speakers

English

upwardly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

upwardly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بالزيادة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вверх
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

para cima
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

upwardly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vers le haut
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ke atas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nach oben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

上方へ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상향
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đi lên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயரிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऊर्ध्वगामी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yukarıya doğru
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

verso l´alto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w górę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вгору
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în sus
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προς τα πάνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

opwaarts
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uppåt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oppover
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of upwardly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UPWARDLY»

The term «upwardly» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.650 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UPWARDLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about upwardly

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2 QUOTES WITH «UPWARDLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word upwardly.
1
Jonathan Ames
I don't really recognise success. I don't see myself as on an upwardly mobile trajectory. I see myself as on the edge of a cliff about to fall off.
2
Clive Davis
My 'act' was schoolwork. I was your basic, garden-variety, ambitious, upwardly mobile, hard-working Jewish boy from Brooklyn. I was bound to go beyond my parents. It was simply the way things were.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UPWARDLY»

Discover the use of upwardly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to upwardly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Debt-free by 30: practical advice for young, broke & ...
A young adult's guide to personal finance presents a practical, step-by-step program for eliminating debt and living debt free, offering helpful advice on how to spend less, conquer credit card addiction, pay off student loans, keep more of ...
Jason Anthony, Karl Cluck, 2001
2
Women¿s Labor Market Involvement and Family Income Mobility ...
Earnings and Income Changes by Mobility Direction Figure 8 compares the three components of the increase in women's labor income for upwardly mobile families losing a husband with those for all families losing a husband. Categorizing by ...
Katharine Bradbury, 2009
3
The European Second Generation Compared: Does the ...
Table 6.12 shows the proportion of respondents who are upwardly mobile, i.e. those Table 6.12 Intergenerational occupational mobility (in %), by city, group and sex whose current occupational status is higher than their parents' ( measured.
Maurice Crul, Jens Schneider, Frans Lelie, 2012
4
Focus on Scotland
Non-upwardly mobile. Occupation: schoolteacher. Educated: St. Margaret's School; Edinburgh University. M/K speaker, and the most readily identifiable one. Speaker B: Edinburgh, UMC female, born 1943. Non—upwardly mobile.
Manfred Görlach, 1985
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A Handbook: Using Market Segmentation to Increase Transit ...
Upwardly Modals generally have transit service available from they live to where they work or go to school. They are the most likely to work in a central city or downtown area. They are the most likely to work for an employer who pays for ...
Rebecca Elmore-Yalch, 1998
6
Money, Morals, and Manners: The Culture of the French and ...
2 Do these upwardly mobile individuals draw symbolic boundaries in a distinctive way? Their socioeconomic boundaries are moderately stronger than those of downwardly mobile individuals and than those whose occupations are of ...
Michèle Lamont, 2012
7
Teenage Pregnancy: The Interaction of Psyche and Culture
of providing alternative places of residence for children or teens. Upwardly mobile households in both cohorts, however, were as likely as both of these other family types to include other “kin.” Traditional families in the mother cohort, however, ...
Anne L Dean, 2013
8
Building European Society: Occupational Change and Social ...
Marriage patterns of upwardly mobile grooms (grooms who reported an occupational category of higher status than their fathers) * Definition of column headings: (a) = percentage of upwardly mobile grooms reporting an occupation of the ...
Andrew Miles, David Vincent, 1993
9
Population Change in Southeast Asia
Here the upwardly and downwardly mobile individuals were classified into those who had shifted two or more statuses from their social origins and those who had shifted but one level. TABLE 15 Actual and Expected Mean Number of Children ...
Wilfredo F. Arce, Gabriel C. Alvarez, 1983
10
The Democratic Dilemma: Religion, Reform, and the Social ...
Church members by 1827 Church members, 1827-43 Temperate non- members Non- members Age unknown and under 40 Nonagricultural proprietors Upwardly mobile 19 a 14 4 Downwardly mobile 31 17 0 21 Net change .13 6 14 •1t M» ...
Randolph A. Roth, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UPWARDLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term upwardly is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fannie Mae Upwardly Revises Economic Growth Estimate for Q2
ups-and-downs-graph1-300x198 Stronger-than-expected economic activity for the second quarter will drive accelerated economic growth for the second half of ... «DSNews.com, Jul 15»
2
US growth upwardly revised in Q1
While the new reading is a slowdown from the fourth quarter's 4.4 per cent pace, upwardly revised outlays suggest consumers have the ability drive the ... «Business Spectator, Jun 15»
3
Interview: HTC goes upwardly mobile
The smartphone industry is as competitive as any out there. An entire year's worth of sales can hinge on whether you are producing products with the 'wow' ... «ArabianBusiness.com, Jun 15»
4
Upwardly mobile: the new urban villages
For almost 300 years the abundantly named Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe family has owned a great swathe of the affluent Birmingham suburb of Edgbaston. «The Times, Jun 15»
5
Harvard study shows Ottawa County most upwardly mobile …
Ottawa County is the most upwardly mobile place in Michigan, according to the project. Fogel says Ottawa ranks above average in racial segregation, does very ... «Michigan Radio, Jun 15»
6
Houston, Minnesota, San Francisco upwardly mobile: Paul Hoynes …
They lost ace Adam Wainwright to a season-ending Achilles heel injury and never stumbled. This week first baseman Matt Adams went down with ... «cleveland.com, May 15»
7
The people are upwardly mobile
Mobile money solutions are showing the way and traditional banks had better take heed as inclusion of the masses is paramount, writes Victor Kgomoeswana. «Independent Online, May 15»
8
Shop to the top: Shopify prices IPO above upwardly revised range at …
Shopify, which provides a cloud-based platform for small businesses to create online stores, raised $131 million by offering 7.7 million shares at $17, above the ... «Nasdaq, May 15»
9
Bojangles' prices IPO at $19, the high end of upwardly revised range
Bojangles', a restaurant chain known for its chicken and biscuits with over 600 locations, raised $147 million by offering 7.8 million shares (100% insider) at $19, ... «Renaissance Capital, May 15»
10
Boohoo proves upwardly mobile as turnround sees revenues rise
Budget online fashion retailer Boohoo.com appears to have halted its recent decline, posting a 27 per cent increase in full-year revenues after a boost in mobile ... «Financial Times, Mar 15»

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