outward looking

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of outward looking

:thinking about other people or places
  • The country has become more outward looking in its economic policies.

Word by Word Definitions

outward play
  1. : moving, directed, or turned toward the outside or away from a center

  2. : situated on the outside : exterior

  3. : of or relating to the body or to appearances rather than to the mind or the inner life

  1. : toward the outside

  2. : on the outside : externally

  1. : external form, appearance, or reality

look play looking
  1. : to make sure or take care (that something is done)

  2. : to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

  3. : to exercise the power of vision upon : examine

  1. : the act of looking

  2. : glance

  3. : the expression of the countenance


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