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rightward

Syllabification: right·ward
Pronunciation: /ˈrītwərd
 
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Definition of rightward in English:

adverb

(also rightwards /-wərdz/)
(Of political views) toward the right: the party began to shift rightward

adjective

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Going toward or situated on the right: the rock face is climbed via a rightward curving crack
More example sentences
  • Such behavior is responsible for the sequential rightward shift of the curves and the hysteresis.
  • Reagan congealed the Republican Party's rightward flank at a time when its Washington establishment tended toward the center.
  • Lactic acidosis may facilitate the supply of oxygen to working skeletal muscle by causing a rightward shift of the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve.

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