from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Advancing or likely to advance in economic and social standing: "They had considered her suitor unambitious, not sufficiently upwardly mobile” ( Maggie Scarf).
- n. Those regarded as advancing rapidly in economic and social standing. Used with the.
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- adj. Likely to advance in economic or social standing.
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