from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Appealing to or designed for high-income consumers; upscale: "He turned up in well-cut clothes . . . and upmarket felt hats” ( New Yorker).
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- adj. designed for customers with a high income
- adv. towards the more expensive end of the market
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. designed for consumers with high incomes
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That's fine, except when you find out how much the Exec types are earning, watch them waste money on yet another junket either here or overseas, live in upmarket suburbs, and so on.
I've rarely seen so many black lacquered surfaces outside certain upmarket Japanese restaurants.
They were stubborn and didnt addapt their European business modell, while Wall-Mart went a lot more upmarket from the start.
Housing all MPs in upmarket student halls of residence
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People stare at her, abuse her in Hindi and touch her, even in so called upmarket areas like Khan Market, â€ ™ â€ ™ said Somit Das,
And while they might be a bit "upmarket" for a GT, how bad could the whole thing look?
The Window Lickers over at GuF's will probably think this is some kind of upmarket Readers' Wives effort, but it certainly is not.
Q: My daughter is considering opening an "upmarket" wine shop and needs to formulate a business plan.
I suspect a handful of the more successul or 'upmarket' venues such as The Den and The
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