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toward

Line breaks: to¦ward

Definition of toward in English:

preposition

Pronunciation: /təˈwɔːd
 
, twɔːd
 
, tɔːd
 
/
variant of towards.

adjective

Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊəd
 
/
[predicative] archaic Back to top  
Going on; in progress: is something new toward?

Origin

Old English tōweard (see to , -ward).

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