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Adjective

upright (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
upright

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Vertical; erect.
  2. Greater in height than breadth.

Translations

Adverb

upright (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
upright

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. In or into an upright position.

Noun

Singular
upright

Plural
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upright ({{{1}}})
  1. Any vertical part of a structure, especially one of the goal posts in American and Rugby football.
  2. A word clued by the successive initial, middle, or final letters of the cross-lights in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.
  3. (informal) An upright piano.

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