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uplift

[ verb uhp-lift; noun uhp-lift ]
/ verb ʌpˈlɪft; noun ˈʌpˌlɪft /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to become uplifted.
noun
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Origin of uplift

First recorded in 1300–50, uplift is from the Middle English word upliften.See up-, lift

OTHER WORDS FROM uplift

up·lift·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uplift

uplift

verb (ʌpˈlɪft) (tr)
to raise; elevate; lift up
to raise morally, spiritually, culturally, etc
Scot and NZ to collect (a passenger, parcel, etc); pick up
noun (ˈʌpˌlɪft)

Derived forms of uplift

uplifter, noun
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