outward-bound

adjective
out·​ward-bound | \ ˌau̇t-wərd-ˈbau̇nd How to pronounce outward-bound (audio) \

Definition of outward-bound

: bound in an outward direction or to foreign parts an outward-bound ship

First Known Use of outward-bound

1602, in the meaning defined above

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“Outward-bound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outward-bound. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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