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  1. upend

    • IPA[ˌəpˈend]

    美式

    • v.
      set or turn (something) on its end or upside down;(of a swimming duck or other waterbird) submerge the head and foreparts in order to feed, so that the tail is raised in the air
    • verb: upend, 3rd person present: upends, gerund or present participle: upending, past tense: upended, past participle: upended

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    動詞

    • 1. set or turn (something) on its end or upside down Kitty upended her purse, dumping out all her money
    • (of a swimming duck or other waterbird) submerge the head and foreparts in order to feed, so that the tail is raised in the air a pair of swans were feeding by upending
    • adj.
      set or turned on its end or upside down: an upended box

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      set or turned on its end or upside down: an upended box

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ʌpˈɛnd]

    英式

    • v.
      set or turn (something) on its end or upside down: she upended a can of soup over the portions

    Oxford Dictionary