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onwards

adverb uk   /ˈɒn.wədz/  us   /ˈɑːn.wɚdz/ mainly UK (US usually onward)

onwards adverb (TIME)

from 6.30, March, the 1870s, etc. onwards C2 beginning at a particular time and continuing after it: I'm usually at home from five o'clock onwards.

onwards adverb (DIRECTION)

C2 If you move onwards, you continue to go forwards: We sailed onwards in a westerly direction.
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