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English definition of “outward”

outward

adjective (GOING AWAY)    /ˈaʊt.wəd/ US  /-wɚd/
away from the centre : outward investment (= investment in other companies / countries ) We have the chance to build an outward- looking Europe that lives up to its global responsibilities . → Compare inward adjectiveFrom, out and outside [before noun] going towards a particular place , rather than returning from it: The outward flight / journey took eight hours . → Compare return nounFrom, out and outside
(Definition of outward adjective (GOING AWAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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