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adjective     outgoing pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    [only before noun] soon to leave a position of authority or power

    the outgoing prime minister

  2. 2
    someone who is outgoing is friendly and enjoys meeting and talking to people

    Norman is very shy but his wife’s outgoing.

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  3. 3
    [only before noun] going out of or away from a place

    outgoing mail

    outgoing flights



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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