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westward

adverb uk   /ˈwest.wəd/ us    /-wɚd/ ( also westwards)
towards the west: We followed a road leading westward. The boat drifted westwards.

westward

adjective uk   /ˈwest.wəd/ us    /-wɚd/
towards the west: He set off in a westward direction.
Translations of “westward”
in Korean 서쪽으로 향하는…
in Arabic نَحو الغَرب…
in Portuguese em direção oeste…
in Catalan cap a l’oest…
in Japanese 西に向いた…
in Italian verso ovest…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向西的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向西的…
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