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adverb south pronunciation in British English /saʊθ/
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  1. 1
    towards the south
    Tina was taking the train south to visit her sister.
    A room that faces south gets more sunlight.
    south of (=on the south side of): They live 20 minutes south of Manchester.
  2. 2
    used to indicate that something is getting worse or smaller
    It was evident that things were heading south between them.



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