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also onwards
Note: In British English, 'onwards' is an adverb and 'onward' is an adjective. In American English and sometimes in formal British English, 'onward' may also be an adverb.
1.
Onward means moving forward or continuing a journey.
British Airways have two flights a day to Bangkok, and there are onward flights to Phnom Penh.
ADJ: usu ADJ n
Onward is also an adverb.
The bus continued onward...
He measured the distance to the nearest Antarctic coast, and onwards to the South Pole.
= on
ADV: ADV after v
2.
Onward means developing, progressing, or becoming more important over a period of time.
...the onward march of progress in the British aircraft industry.
ADJ: usu ADJ n
Onward is also an adverb.
I can see things just going onwards and upwards for us now...
ADV: ADV after v
3.
If something happens from a particular time onwards or onward, it begins to happen at that time and continues to happen afterwards.
From the turn of the century onward, she shared the life of the aborigines.
ADV: from n ADV


Словари, в которых найден искомый текст:
 Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary 4th edition (1)
 Concise Oxford English Dictionary, 11th edition (1)
 US Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary (1)


Примеры употребления слова "onward" в англоязычной прессе:

1.   "The onward march of Scandinavian detective novels has cleared the way for Finnish writers in the genre, but it has not necessarily spread out into other branches of literature, for example traditional narrative fiction. (Helsingin Sanomat, 2006-01-10)

2.   Finland repatriated most Soviet citizens who tried to defect by crossing into Finland from the late 1'50s onward. (Helsingin Sanomat, 2005-09-16)

3.   By Santtu Parkkonen The onward march of big MPVs, people-carriers, urban 4x4s, and SUVs among motorists in the Greater Helsinki area has obliged parking halls to take another look at their headroom, and to expand the size of the parking spaces. (Helsingin Sanomat, 2005-09-13)

4.   Public hospitals, state health clinics and ambulance services were operating on skeleton staff yesterday as employees walked off the job over pay demands. Workers in regional parts of Greece launched a 24-hour strike, while those in Athens decided on a six-hour work stoppage from ' a.m. onward. (Kathimerin, 2008-06-05)

5.   Train disruption Construction work on a section of the Piraeus-Kifissia electric railway (ISAP) will necessitate the suspension of services today from 10.30 p.m. onward. (Kathimerin, 2008-04-02)

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