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"outward" in British English

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outwardadjective

uk   /ˈaʊt.wəd/ us   /ˈaʊt.wɚd/

outward[adverb]

uk   /ˈaʊt.wəd/ us   /ˈaʊt.wɚd/
(Definition of outward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outward" in American English

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outwardadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈɑʊt·wərd/
relating to how people, situations, or things seem to be, rather than how they are inside: There were no outward signs that she was injured.
outwardly
adverb [not gradable] us   /ˈɑʊt·wərd·li/
Outwardly, he seemed confident, but he was full of doubt.

outwardadverb [not gradable]

us   /ˈɑʊt·wərd/ also outwards, /ˈɑʊt·wərdz/
away from a particular place or toward the outside: The door opens outward.
(Definition of outward from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outward" in Business English

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outwardadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈaʊtwəd/ us  
ECONOMICS relating to money that is invested or spent in foreign countries, rather than in your own country : Any such fall would drive the dollar even lower, triggering further outward capital flows.
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Translations of “outward”
in Arabic خارِجي…
in Korean 표면상의…
in Portuguese exterior, externo…
in Catalan extern…
in Japanese 外見上の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 外面的, 外表的,外面的…
in Turkish dış, harici…
in Russian внешний, видимый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 外面的, 外表的,外面的…
in Italian esteriore…
in Polish zewnętrzny, widoczny…
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