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  • n  the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
  • r  toward the east

  • 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.
  • For the West, there are massive new markets to sell into and a prime opportunity to lower costs by shifting production eastwards.
  • The new millions, reversing the Teutonic movement that for decades pressed eastwards, come from the once-great pockets of German population in East Europe.

  • Robert Gates in EuropeNews
    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...
  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in AFP
    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.
  • Franco Frattini in Monday Morning
    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.

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