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The jet stream then turned sharply northwards, leaving the eastern side of the country unusually warm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not until he had reached the king's house was it any use to turn northwards. George MacDonald The Princess and the Curdie (1883)But because of worries about the tenderness of these beauties, he turned his attention northwards. Jane Brown TALES OF THE ROSE TREE: Ravishing Rhododendrons and their Travels Around the World (2004)In effect it would help to draw out some of the wealth from the capital northwards and westwards towards the centre of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Watching the dark flow stream northwards, carrying - what? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Winds drive the vast plumes of smoke northwards towards the base of the Malaysian peninsula where Singapore sits. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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British English: northward ADVERB
Northward or northwards means towards the north.
The tropical storm is pushing northward up the coast.
  • American English: northward
  • Brazilian Portuguese: em direção norte
  • Chinese: 向北
  • European Spanish: hacia el norte
  • French: vers le nord
  • German: nordwärts
  • Italian: verso nord
  • Japanese: 北の方へ
  • Korean: 북쪽으로
  • European Portuguese: em direção norte
  • Spanish: hacia el norte

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