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west

noun [U]  /west/ (abbreviation W.) us  
the direction where the sun goes down in the evening that is opposite east, or the part of an area or country which is in this direction: The points of the compass are north, south, east, and west. The sun sets in the west.
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west

adjective, adverb [not gradable]  /west/ (abbreviation W.) us  
lying toward, coming from, or being at the west part: the west coast The town is west of here.
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