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uk   /ˈɪn.baʊnd/  us   /ˈɪn.baʊnd/
travelling towards a particular point: We expect delays to both inbound and outbound trains.
(Definition of inbound from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inbound" in Business English

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inboundadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈɪnbaʊnd/
travelling towards a particular point or place rather than leaving it: inbound flights/traffic The company receives around 100 inbound calls per day.
coming from another country: They will discourage foreign investment by effectively levying a tax on inbound investment.
(Definition of inbound from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inbound”
in Chinese (Simplified) 到达的, 入境的, 归航的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 到達的, 入境的, 歸航的…
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