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uplift

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishupliftup‧lift1 /ˈʌplɪft/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [singular] an increase in somethinguplift in 🔊 an uplift in sales2 HAPPY[singular, uncountable] a feeling of happiness and hope
Examples from the Corpus
upliftThis year it is pinning its hopes on an 8% uplift in passenger growth to around the 82m mark.Each was a weekend retreat for white-collar workers and gentry for purposes of education and uplift.These areas have apparently acquired an enhanced vitrinite reflectance which has led to an apparent overestimate of uplift.Gandhi gave the party some attention but social uplift absorbed more of him.Any plate tectonics model of the Andes must in fact account for the uplift essentially in terms of vertical tectonics.Morris suddenly felt tired; the doctored wine was not giving him the uplift he needed.The three environments were there all the time, just oscillating backwards and forwards a little in relation to uplift inland.The base filter media is coral gravel supported by Hagen undergravel interlocking plates with uplift tubes either side of the tank.
upliftup‧lift2 /ʌpˈlɪft/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 HAPPYto make someone feel happier2 UPto make something higher→ See Verb table
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upliftIf they are confident and compassionate, we are uplifted and encouraged.Anna uses essential oils in her bath as well as for skin-care and as perfume to uplift her spirits.It uplifted him, as it always did.The arm, uplifted in a cheery wave, is bony, frail, almost opalescent.He took her hand and turned it over to see the small, uplifted palm.This is an uplifting story of triumph by a black woman who overcame adversity and became an inspiration for millions.
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Verb table
uplift
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyuplift
he, she, ituplifts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyuplifted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave uplifted
he, she, ithas uplifted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad uplifted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill uplift
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have uplifted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam uplifting
he, she, itis uplifting
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you, we, theyare uplifting
Past
I, he, she, itwas uplifting
you, we, theywere uplifting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been uplifting
he, she, ithas been uplifting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been uplifting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be uplifting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been uplifting
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