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English definition of “outward-bound”

outward-bound

adjective [before noun]     /ˌaʊt.wədˈbaʊnd/ US  /-wɚd-/
describes a ship or passenger going away from home: At the port she managed to get a passage on an outward-bound ship.Journeys
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