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adjective uphill pronunciation in American English /ˈʌphɪl/
  1. 1
    toward the top of a slope or a hill

    a steep uphill climb

  2. 2
    difficult to do or to achieve
    uphill battle/struggle/task etc.:

    Democrats face an uphill struggle to win back voters in the south.

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 uphill pronunciation in American English /ˌʌpˈhɪl/ adverb

The road leads uphill toward the church.



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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