[ verb uhp-spring, noun uhp-spring ]
/ verb ʌpˈsprɪŋ, noun ˈʌpˌsprɪŋ /
verb (used without object), up·sprang or up·sprung, up·sprung, up·spring·ing.
to spring up.
to come into being or existence; arise: Prosperity began to upspring after the war.
growth or development.
a coming into existence; origin.
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British Dictionary definitions for upspring
/ archaic, or literary /
verb (ʌpˈsprɪŋ) -springs, -springing, -sprang, -sprung or -sprung
(intr) to spring up or come into existence
a leap forwards or upwards
the act of coming into existence
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