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English definition of “towards”


preposition (POSITION)    /təˈwɔːdz/ US  /tʊˈwɔːrdz/ mainly UK (US usually toward)
C1 near to, just before, or around a time or place : Our seats were towards the back of the theatre . I often get hungry towards the middle of the morning . We're getting towards winter and it's getting dark earlier .Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen Grammar:Towards or toward?Towards and toward are prepositions. We can use both forms, but towards is much more common than toward.
(Definition of towards preposition (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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