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forward  


      adj  
1    directed or moving ahead  
2    lying or situated in or near the front part of something  
3    presumptuous, pert, or impudent  
a forward remark     
4    well developed or advanced, esp. in physical, material, or intellectual growth or development  
forward ideas     
5    Archaic   often postpositive   ready, eager, or willing  
6   
a    of or relating to the future or favouring change; progressive  
b    (in combination)  
forward-looking     
7      (N.Z.)   (of an animal) in good condition  
      n  
8   
a    an attacking player in any of various sports, such as soccer, hockey, or basketball  
b   
      adv   (in American football) a linesman  
9       a variant of       forwards  
10      (Nautical)   towards the front or bow of an aircraft or ship  
11    into prominence or a position of being subject to public scrutiny; out; forth  
the witness came forward     
      vb   tr  
12    to send forward or pass on to an ultimate destination  
the letter was forwarded from a previous address     
13    to advance, help, or promote  
to forward one's career     
14      (Bookbinding)   to prepare (a book) for the finisher  
     (Old English foreweard)  
  forwardly      adv  


bring forward  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to present or introduce (a subject) for discussion  
2      (Book-keeping)   to transfer (a figure representing the sum of the figures on a page or in a column) to the top of the next page or column  
carry forward  
      vb   tr, adv  
1      (Book-keeping)   to transfer (a balance) to the next page, column, etc.  
2      (Tax accounting)   to apply (a legally permitted credit, esp. an operating loss) to the taxable income of following years to ease the overall tax burden,   (Also)    carry over  
      n  
  carry-forward  
3      (Also called)    carry-over     (Tax accounting)   an amount carried forward  
centre forward  
      n     (Soccer, hockey, etc.)   the central forward in the attack  
come forward  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to offer one's services; volunteer  
2    to present oneself  
fast-forward  
      vb   intr   to move rapidly  
     (C20: from the fast-forward wind control in a tape deck)  
forward bias   , voltage  
      n   a voltage applied to a circuit or device, esp. a semiconductor device, in the direction that produces the larger current  
forward delivery  
      n   (in commerce) delivery at a future date  
forward market  
      n   a market in which contracts are made to buy or sell currencies, commodities, etc., at some future date at a price fixed at the date of the contract  
   Compare       spot market  
forward pass  
      n     (Rugby)   an illegal pass towards the opponent's dead-ball line,   (Also called)    throw-forward  
forward quotation  
      n   (in commerce) the price quoted for goods sent on forward delivery  
forward roll  
      n   a gymnastic movement in which the body is turned heels over head with the back of the neck resting on the ground  
Great Leap Forward  
      n   the. the attempt by the People's Republic of China in 1959--60 to solve the country's economic problems by labour-intensive industrialization  
half-forward  
      n     (Australian Rules football)   any of three forwards positioned between the centre line and the forward line  
inside forward  
      n     (Soccer)   (esp. formerly) one of two players (the inside right and the inside left) having mainly midfield and attacking roles  
look forward to  
      vb   intr, adv + prep   to wait or hope for, esp. with pleasure  
put forward  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to propose; suggest  
2    to offer the name of; nominate  
store and forward  
      vb   to store (information) in a computer for later forward transmission through a telecommunication network  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
uppermost layer in Earth`s atmosphere; lies above the ionosphere and extends to the edge of interplanetary space
n.
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings
exp.
Area of responsability
n.
an exercise consisting in controlled downward and/or forward movement, used for weight training
adj.
inclined to bring forward small faults; made to confuse in argument
npl.
(1) a remote area; an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city (2) a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Informal] [Disapproving] E.g.: Living out in the sticks requires more thought when it comes to transport due to the fact that you live far away from anywhere.
n.
management by walking/wandering around; it's a form of management based on frequent informal visits to the subordinates'work area and direct interaction with them
[Bus.]
n.
A water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
n.
plastic surgery consisting in removing the fat tissue from the abdominal area
popular term
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
n.
name given to the discomfort felt in the abdominal area in situations of stress or anxiety
also known as "butterflies in the stomach" sensation
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)

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