upward mobility

(noun) “[A]n increase—or upward shift—in class” (OpenStax College 2012).

Audio Pronunciation: (up·ward mo·bil·i·ty)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: upward mobilities

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Social Stratification and Mobility in the United States. Connexions, June 12, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42843/1.3/).

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