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English definition of “-bound”

-bound

suffix (DIRECTION)    /-baʊnd/
travelling in the stated direction : Northbound traffic is moving very slowly because of the accident .US The line did not close completely , but inbound and outbound trains (= trains which were arriving and leaving ) had to share one of the two tracks near the station .Direction of motionPoints of the compass
(Definition of -bound suffix (DIRECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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