upspring

[verb uhp-spring, noun uhp-spring]

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.

noun Archaic.

growth or development.
a coming into existence; origin.

Origin of upspring

before 1000; (v.) Middle English upspringen, Old English upspringan; (noun) Middle English; Old English upspringe. See up-, spring
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British Dictionary definitions for upspring

upspring

verb (ʌpˈsprɪŋ) -springs, -springing, -sprang, -sprung or -sprung

(intr) to spring up or come into existence

noun (ˈʌpˌsprɪŋ)

a leap forwards or upwards
the act of coming into existence
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