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laterally

[ lat-er-uh-lee ]
/ ˈlæt ər ə li /
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adverb
from side to side; along a plane:You can force plants to grow wide and bushy by training the growth tips to grow laterally rather than cutting off the tops of the shoots.
in a way that involves a broadly equivalent position, office, etc.:She worked as a nurse for many years and then, moving laterally, was employed as an area supervisor in the social work field.
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