how to pronounce southward


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southward is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of southward in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… making its way southward however this …”

meanings of southward


  1. The direction or area lying to the south of a place.


  1. Situated or directed towards the south; moving or facing towards the south.


  1. Towards the south; in a southerly direction.


  1. A surname​.

southward frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word southward occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics southward can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that southward can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

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