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noun     upset pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] an occasion when someone defeats an opponent who is considered to be better than them

    It was one of the biggest upsets of the tournament.

  2. 2
    [countable] an illness that affects your stomach, usually caused by something that you have eaten or drunk

    a stomach/tummy upset

  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] mainly British a feeling of sadness, worry, or anger
    1. a.
      [countable] something that makes you feel sad, worried, or angry


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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