Definition of 'upstream'
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The river stretches upstream and down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The main driver for growth today is engineering, working upstream for various oil projects. Times, Sunday Times (2012)After rain upstream, the river had risen in the night. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)How often has this happened to me, swimming upstream against the wisdom of crowds? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Suddenly, one of our number appears from around the bend upstream and makes towards us. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The country plans to present its opportunities in upstream oil and gas at a London conference, probably early next year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)NOW I know how a salmon feels swimming upstream against the current. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'upstream'
British English: upstream ADVERB
Something that is moving upstream is moving towards the source of a river, from a point further down the river. Something that is upstream is towards the source of a river.
Salmon manage to swim upstream to lay their eggs.
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