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northwestward

adverb uk   /ˌnɔːθˈwes.twəd/  us   /ˌnɔːrθˈwes.twɚd/ (also northwestwards)
towards the northwest: The road went northwestward over the hills.

northwestward

adjective uk   /ˌnɔːθˈwes.twəd/  us   /ˌnɔːrθˈwes.twɚd/
towards the northwest: They were moving in a northwestward direction.
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