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adjective     uphill pronunciation in American English
  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.



the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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