eastward Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"eastward" in British English

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eastwardadverb

uk   /ˈiːst.wəd/  us   /-wɚd/ (also eastwards)
towards the ​east: They ​marched eastward towards the ​capital. The ​storm is ​movingslowly eastwards.

eastwardadjective

uk   /ˈiːst.wəd/  us   /-wɚd/
towards the ​east: He was going in an eastward direction.
(Definition of eastward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"eastward" in American English

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eastwardadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈist·wərd/ (also eastwards,  /ˈist·wərdz/ )
toward the ​east: The ​storm moved eastward toward Florida.

eastwardadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈist·wərd/
toward the ​east: the eastward ​trail
(Definition of eastward from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eastward”
in Arabic شَرْقي…
in Korean 동쪽으로…
in Portuguese em direção leste…
in Catalan cap a l’est…
in Japanese 東への…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向东的, 朝东的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向東的, 朝東的…
in Italian in direzione est…
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