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Definition of outward adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

outward

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ˈaʊtwərd//
 
(also outwards) outward (from something)
 
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toward the outside; away from the center or from a particular point The door opens outward. Factories were spreading outward from the old heart of the town. Lie on your stomach with your elbows pointing outward. The country is looking outward and is opening its economy to trade and investment. opposite inward
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