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leftward

[left-werd]
adverb
  1. Also left·wards. toward or on the left.
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adjective
  1. situated on the left.
  2. directed toward the left.
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Origin of leftward

First recorded in 1475–85; left1 + -ward
Related formsleft·ward·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for leftward

leftward

adjective
  1. on or towards the left
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adverb
  1. a variant of leftwards
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Word Origin and History for leftward

adv.

late 15c., from left (adj.) + -ward. Related: Leftwards.

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