[ uhp-sahy-kuhl ]
/ ˈʌpˌsaɪ kəl /
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verb (used with object), up·cy·cled, up·cy·cling.
to process (used goods or waste material) so as to produce something that is often better than the original: I upcycled a stained tablecloth into curtains.
verb (used without object), up·cy·cled, up·cy·cling.
to process goods or material in this way: Several new companies whose purpose is to upcycle have sprung up recently.
Economics. a period or cycle during which business activity is at a high point: The whole industry has entered an upcycle.
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OTHER WORDS FROM upcycleupcycler, noun
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