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downstream

adverb
 
 
/ˌdaʊnˈstriːm/
in the direction that the water in a river is moving inWatercourses and waterfalls
Translations of “downstream”
in Chinese (Traditional) 順流(的),向下游(的)…
in Russian вниз по течению…
in Turkish nehrin akış yönüne…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顺流(的),向下游(的)…
in Polish w dole rzeki, w dół rzeki…
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