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adverb north pronunciation in American English /nɔrθ/
  1. 1
    toward the north
    The geese will soon be flying north.
    His family moved north from Florida.
    north of (=on the north side of a place): a village 10 miles north of here
  2. 2
    used to indicate that something is getting bigger or better
    I can feel my self-esteem heading north already.


  • north of

    more than
    Our base is Windows users worldwide, which is north of 1.2bn.


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