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forwards

adverb

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toward or at a point lying in advance in space or time
  • for every step that her campaign takes forwards, it seems to take two backwards

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forwards

verb
present tense third-person singular of forward

Synonyms & Antonyms of forwards (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of forwards was in the 15th century

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forwardness

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forwent

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“Forwards.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forwards. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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