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adjective uphill pronunciation in British English /ˈʌphɪl/
  1. 1
    towards 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: The Opposition face an uphill struggle to win back voters.

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 uphill pronunciation in British English /ˌʌpˈhɪl/ adverb
The road leads uphill towards the church.

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