how to pronounce uplift


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the above transcription of uplift is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

uplift is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of uplift in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… nurture me and try to uplift me even …”

meanings of uplift


  1. To aggravate; to increase.
  2. To remove (a child) from a damaging home environment by a social welfare organization.
  3. To raise something or someone to a higher physical, social, moral, intellectual, spiritual or emotional level.
  4. To be accepted for carriage on a flight.


  1. A brassiere that raises the breasts.
  2. The act or result of being uplifted.
  3. A tectonic upheaval, especially one that takes place in the process of mountain building.

uplift frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word uplift occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics uplift can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that uplift can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to uplift


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