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upspring

[v. uhp-spring, n. uhp-spring] /v. ʌpˈsprɪŋ, n. ˈʌpˌsprɪŋ/
verb (used without object), upsprang or upsprung, upsprung, upspringing.
1.
to spring up.
2.
to come into being or existence; arise:
Prosperity began to upspring after the war.
noun, Archaic.
3.
growth or development.
4.
a coming into existence; origin.
Origin
1000
before 1000; (v.) Middle English upspringen, Old English upspringan; (noun) Middle English; Old English upspringe. See up-, spring
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upspring

verb (ʌpˈsprɪŋ) -springs, -springing, -sprang, -sprung, -sprung
1.
(intransitive) to spring up or come into existence
noun (ˈʌpˌsprɪŋ)
2.
a leap forwards or upwards
3.
the act of coming into existence
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