Meaning of upward mobility in English:

upward mobility

Pronunciation /ˌʌpwəd mə(ʊ)ˈbɪlɪti/

Translate upward mobility into Spanish


See upwardly mobile

‘Building on the living wage model, he can focus municipal subsidies on industries and firms that provide decent pay, benefits and upward mobility.’
  • ‘Such mothers are unlikely to ‘shape their children's character and ability’ in ways that lead to upward mobility.’
  • ‘Alm and Cox argue that education is a key to the ‘readily’ available upward mobility in the US.’
  • ‘The ministry is trying to create a more competitive atmosphere and upward mobility, but they are fighting a strong culture.’
  • ‘And now he's lost what little authority, what little upward mobility, he had won.’