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verb [transitive]     forward pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleforwarding
past tenseforwarded
past participleforwarded
  1. 1
    to send a letter, parcel, email etc that has been sent to your address to someone else at another address

    Your enquiry has been forwarded to our head office.

  2. 2
    to help something to progress or get better

    a good opportunity to forward your cause



the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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