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inward

adjective
 
 
/ˈɪnwəd/ ECONOMICS
relating to money, goods, people, etc. coming into a country rather than leaving it: A rise in inward capital flows into the economy is likely to lead to losses in international competitiveness. Net inward migration would have to double to maintain the current numbers of working people.
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