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[out-werd-bound] /ˈaʊt wərdˈbaʊnd/

headed in an outward direction, as toward foreign ports:
We passed an outward-bound ship as we came into the harbor.
a play (1923) by Sutton Vane.
trademark (in Britain) a scheme to provide adventure training for young people


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