upstream

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌʌpˈstriːm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈʌpˈstrim/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(upstrēm)

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upstream

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. an upstream [current, flow, river]
  2. the upstream [end, side, tip, portion, stretch] (of)
  3. upstream [oil, gas] [exploitation, production]
  4. upstream [bandwidth, output, levels]
  5. is going to be an upstream journey
  6. [traveling] in an upstream direction
adv
  1. [swam, paddled, sailed, traveled, headed, walked] upstream
  2. the [salmon, birds, fish] migrated upstream
  3. [battled, fought, swam] their way upstream
  4. were [swept, carried] away upstream
  5. upstream from the [station, ridge, bridge, crossing, mouth]
'upstream' also found in these entries:
dam - raft - weir
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