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forward

adverb uk   /ˈfɔː.wəd/ us    /ˈfɔːr.wɚd/ ( also forwards)

forward adverb (DIRECTION)

B1 towards the direction that is in front of you: She leaned forward to whisper something in my ear.
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forward adverb (FUTURE)

B2 towards the future: I always look forward, not back.from that day forward formal after that point: From that day forward they never spoke to each other.
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forward adverb (PROGRESS)

C1 used in expressions related to progress: This is a big step forward for democracy.going forward used, especially in business, to mean "in the future": This could become a problem going forward.
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forward

adjective uk   /ˈfɔː.wəd/ us    /ˈfɔːr.wɚd/

forward adjective (DIRECTION)

towards the direction that is in front of you: forward motion/movement

forward adjective (FUTURE)

relating to the future: forward planning/thinking

forward adjective (CONFIDENT)

disapproving confident and honest in a way that ignores the usual social rules and might seem rude: Do you think it was forward of me to invite her to dinner when we'd only just met?

forward

verb [T] uk   /ˈfɔː.wəd/ us    /ˈfɔːr.wɚd/
to send a letter, etc., especially from someone's old address to their new address, or to send a letter, email, etc. that you have received to someone else: I'll forward any mail to your new address. I'll forward his email to you if you're interested.

forward

noun [C] uk   /ˈfɔː.wəd/ us    /ˈfɔːr.wɚd/
a player who is in an attacking position in a team
Translations of “forward”
in Korean 앞으로…
in Arabic أمامي…
in French en avant, avant…
in Turkish ileri, ileriye doğru, geleceğe/atiye doğru…
in Italian avanti, in avanti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 方向, 向前…
in Russian вперед, в будущее…
in Polish do przodu, w przyszłość, naprzód…
in Spanish hacia delante, delantero…
in Portuguese para frente, adiante…
in German vorwärts gerichtet, vorder…
in Catalan cap endavant…
in Japanese 前方に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 方向, 向前…
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