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adjective [only before noun] outward pronunciation in British English /ˈaʊtwə(r)d/
  1. 1
    obvious and easy to see
    He had no outward signs of the illness.
    outward appearance: Many people judge purely by outward appearances.
    1. a.
      used about the feelings or qualities that someone seems to have but may not really have
      Carol hid her disappointment under an outward cheerfulness.
  2. 2
    an outward journey is one in which you are going away from home
    The date of your outward flight is 16th April.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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