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outward

adjective
     
out‧ward
1 [only before noun] relating to how a person or situation seems to be, rather than how it really is [≠ inward]:
The economy and outward appearance of the area have changed considerably.
His clenched fist was the only outward sign of his anger.
2

outward journey/voyage etc

a journey in which you are travelling away from home
3 [only before noun] directed towards the outside or away from a place:
the outward flow of oil

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