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uptrend

[uhp-trend] /ˈʌpˌtrɛnd/
noun
1.
a tendency upward or toward growth, especially in economic development.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; up- + trend
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  • In part, this is explained by an underlying uptrend in home prices.
  • Constant-dollar expenditures then leveled off for nearly a decade before resuming an uptrend, but at a more moderate rate.
  • Post would expect a continued uptrend in production.

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