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downwards

adverb uk   /ˈdaʊn.wədz/  us   /-wɚdz/ mainly UK (US usually downward)
C1 towards a lower position: The road slopes gently downwards for a mile or two. The water filters downwards through the rock for hundreds of feet. He was lying face downwards on the pavement. Casualty figures were revised downwards (= reduced) after the war had ended.
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in Korean 아래쪽으로 향하는…
in Arabic نُزولا…
in Portuguese para baixo…
in Catalan cap avall…
in Japanese 下向きに…
in Italian verso il basso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向下,朝下…
in Russian вниз, под уклон…
in Turkish aşağıya/alt tarafa doğru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向下,朝下…
in Polish w dół…
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