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English definition of “onward”

onward

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈɒn.wəd/ us    /ˈɑːn.wɚd/ formal
C1 moving forward to a later time or a more distant (= farther away) place: the onward march of time.UK If you are continuing on an onward flight, your bags will be transferred automatically.Describing movement towards
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