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  • n. Plural form of uptick.

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Examples

  • They've been trying to placate and mislead us for over a year now, as "upticks" in crime turned into "hurricanes".

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  • Around this time last year, Nagin was describing the increase in Post-K crime as slight "upticks" that were recognized and under control.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • The forecast said economic indicators that generate demand for industrial space saw "upticks" in late 2009; those indicators include global trade, freight shipments, manufacturing activity, retail sales and the weakness of the dollar.

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  • Economists said the signs of life that have cropped up in other areas of the economy in the past week, such as upticks in retail sales and housing starts, aren't yet apparent in the labor market.

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  • Simultaneous devaluation of all world currencies; False "upticks" in Stock Market to lure people in before it is willfully destroyed; imposition of FOUR new currencies worldwide to replace all other currencies and thus monetize $350 TRILLION in world debt which is now unserviceable.

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  • This shift may be at the root of human-health issues such as upticks in heart disease, diabetes, and obesity, author Michael Pollan noted in his 2006 book Omnivore's Dilemma.

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  • Another way to say it is that there have been upticks that might have benefited the president, and so far they haven't.

    Obama Is Likely to Lose

  • There's no real reason to think upticks in this direction or that will seriously change this.

    Obama Is Likely to Lose

  • Many smaller colleges across the country have enjoyed upticks in male enrollment – or at least stabilized it -- after starting football programs, and have reaped revenue gains from tuition, ticket sales, and concessions.

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  • Sotheby's sales increased by 74%, to $4.8 billion, during 2010, with $161 million in net income and significant upticks in executive pay.

    Sotheby's, Handlers Aim To Close Deal

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