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downwardsadverb

uk   /ˈdaʊn.wədz/  us   /-wɚdz/ mainly UK (US usually downward)
C1 towards a ​lowerposition: The ​roadslopesgently downwards for a ​mile or two. The ​waterfilters downwards through the ​rock for hundreds of ​feet. He was ​lying face downwards on the ​pavement. Casualty ​figures were revised downwards (= ​reduced) after the ​war had ​ended.
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(Definition of downwards from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “downwards”
in Arabic نُزولا…
in Korean 아래쪽으로 향하는…
in Portuguese para baixo…
in Catalan cap avall…
in Japanese 下向きに…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向下,朝下…
in Turkish aşağıya/alt tarafa doğru…
in Russian вниз, под уклон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向下,朝下…
in Italian verso il basso…
in Polish w dół…
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