eastwards eastwards

Definition(s):

  • (adv) toward the east

Usage(s):

  1. Even as Pakistan's vicious wave of militancy has spread eastwards from the Afghan border areas in recent years, sporting events have remained largely immune.
  2. For the West, there are massive new markets to sell into and a prime opportunity to lower costs by shifting production eastwards.
  3. The new millions, reversing the Teutonic movement that for decades pressed eastwards, come from the once-great pockets of German population in East Europe.

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  1. On a visit to London last Wednesday, he stated, "If there's anything to the notion that Turkey is moving eastwards, it is in no small part because it was pushed, and it was pushed by some in Europe refusing to give Turkey the kind of organic link to...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: EuropeNews

  2. "We urge Indian companies to look eastwards. Currently the balance of trade is lopsided in India's favour," Arroyo said in a speech to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Mumbai, India's financial capital.
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Source: AFP

  3. "I think that we Europeans have made a mistake in pushing Turkey eastwards instead of bringing them towards us", Frattini told Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine daily in an interview.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Franco Frattini Source: Monday Morning

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