downwind Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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downwindadverb, adjective

uk   us   /ˌdaʊnˈwɪnd/
in the ​direction in which the ​windblows; with the ​wind behind: The ​smokedrifted downwind. They ​live downwind of a pig-farm and sometimes the ​smell is ​awful.
(Definition of downwind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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downwindadjective, adverb

 us   /ˈdɑʊnˈwɪnd/
in the ​direction in which the ​wind is ​blowing: We were downwind of the ​garbagedump and the ​smell was ​awful.
(Definition of downwind from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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