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upwardly mobile in Sociology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishupwardly mobileˌupwardly ˈmobile adjective 🔊 🔊 SSCLASS IN SOCIETYmoving up through the social classes and becoming richer 🔊 the upwardly mobile middle classesupward mobility noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
upwardly mobileThe congregation was mostly young, unmarried, well-educated and upwardly mobile.The Praga became a favoured haunt for upwardly mobile apparatchiks, visiting VIPs and wedding parties.Conforming to the more rigid traditions such as locking up women is a privilege only the upwardly mobile can afford.The Kotalawalas and the in Rayigam Korale, were both upwardly mobile Goyigama families with much local influence.He should be an achiever and upwardly mobile in his job.A great deal of the nudge-nudge wink-wink routine by the young upwardly mobile male executives was the usual response to her presence.Perhaps the upwardly mobile middle classes in 1990s Detroit are now surrounding themselves with postmodern houses and artefacts!We had moved to an upwardly mobile suburb of Chicago.