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outgoing

adjective uk   us  

outgoing adjective (FRIENDLY)

C1   /ˌaʊtˈɡəʊ.ɪŋ/    /ˈaʊt.ɡoʊ-/ approving (of a person) friendly and energetic and finding it easy and enjoyable to be with others: Sales reps need to be outgoing, because they are constantly meeting customers. She has an outgoing personality.Friendly

outgoing adjective (LEAVING)

C2   /ˈaʊtˌɡəʊ.ɪŋ/    /-ˌɡoʊ-/ [before noun] leaving a place, or leaving a job: Outgoing flights are booked until 15 January. the outgoing vice-presidentRetiring and resigning from workDeparting
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