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Meaning of “forward” - Learner’s Dictionary

forward

adverb     /ˈfɔːwəd/ ( also forwards)
DIRECTION
B1 towards the direction that is in front of you: She leaned forward to make sure I could hear her.Describing movement towards
FUTURE
B2 towards the future: I always look forward, not back.In the future and soon
PROGRESS
used to say that something is making good progress: This is a big step forward for democracy.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
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