onward Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"onward" in British English

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onwardadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɒn.wəd/  us   /ˈɑːn.wɚd/ formal
C1 movingforward to a ​latertime or a more distant (= ​farther away)place: the onward ​march of ​timeUK If you are ​continuing on an onward flight, ​yourbags will be ​transferredautomatically.


uk   /ˈɒn.wəd/  us   /ˈɑːn.wɚd/ mainly US
→  onwards
(Definition of onward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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onwardadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɔn·wərd, ˈɑn-/ (also onwards,  /ˈɔn·wərdz, ˈɑn-/ )
further on in ​place or ​time: The ​geesecontinued onward, ​headingsouth.
(Definition of onward from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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