Meaning of “downwind” in the English Dictionary

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"downwind" in British English

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downwindadverb, adjective

uk /ˌdaʊnˈwɪnd/ us /ˌdaʊnˈwɪnd/

(Definition of “downwind” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"downwind" in American English

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downwindadjective, adverb

us /ˈdɑʊnˈwɪnd/

in the direction in which the wind is blowing:

We were downwind of the garbage dump and the smell was awful.

(Definition of “downwind” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)