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inward

adjective
 
 
/ˈɪnwəd/
MOVEMENT [always before noun] towards the centre or the inside of somethingIn and at
inward investment UK money from foreign companies that is put into businesses in your own countryFinancial investments and the stock marketInvesting money
INSIDE YOURSELF [always before noun] inside your mind and not shown to other people: inward feelings →  Opposite outward adjective Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
(Definition of inward adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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