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toward

Pronunciation: /tɔːrd; təˈwɔːd/
Pronunciation: /tɔːrdz; təˈwɔːdz/
(especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) towards

Translation of toward in Spanish:

preposition/preposición

  • 1 1.1 (in the direction of) hacia toward the door/the exit hacia la puerta/la salida further south, toward the Mexican border más al sur, más cerca de la frontera con México there have been moves toward a settlement se han dado algunos pasos hacia una solución a tendency toward exaggeration una tendencia a la exageración or a exagerar 1.2 (facing) she sat with her back toward me/toward the fire estaba sentada de espaldas a mí/a la chimenea
  • 2 (of time) hacia, alrededor de toward midday/the end of the year hacia mediodía/fin de año, alrededor del mediodía/de fin de año
  • 3 (as contribution) she gave us $100 toward it nos dio 100 dólares como contribución, contribuyó con 100 dólares here's some money toward the present aquí tienes mi contribución para el regalo
  • 4 (regarding) para con, hacia your attitude/responsibility toward them tu actitud/responsabilidad para con or hacia ellos

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