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for·ward

 (fôr′wərd)
adj.
1.
a. At, near, or belonging to the front or forepart; fore: the forward section of the aircraft.
b. Located ahead or in advance: kept her eye on the forward horizon.
2.
a. Going, tending, or moving toward a position in front: a forward plunge down a flight of stairs.
b. Sports Advancing toward an opponent's goal.
c. Moving in a prescribed direction or order for normal use: forward rolling of the cassette tape.
3.
a. Ardently inclined; eager.
b. Lacking restraint or modesty; presumptuous or bold: a forward child.
4.
a. Being ahead of current economic, political, or technological trends; progressive: a forward concept.
b. Deviating radically from convention or tradition; extreme.
5. Exceptionally advanced; precocious.
6. Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future: a rise in the forward price of corn.
adv. or for·wards (-wərdz)
1. Toward or tending to the front; frontward: step forward.
2. Into consideration: put forward a new proposal.
3. In or toward the future: looking forward to seeing you.
4.
a. In the prescribed direction or sequence for normal use: rolled the tape forward.
b. In an advanced position or a configuration registering a future time: set the clock forward.
c. At or to a different time; earlier or later: moved the appointment forward, from Friday to Thursday. See Usage Note at backward.
n. Sports
1. A player in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey, who is part of the forward line of the offense.
2. The position played by such a person.
tr.v. for·ward·ed, for·ward·ing, for·wards
1. To send on to a subsequent destination or address. See Synonyms at send1.
2. To help advance; promote. See Synonyms at advance.

[Middle English, from Old English foreweard : fore-, fore- + -weard, -ward.]

for′ward·ly adv.
for′ward·ness n.

forwarding

(ˈfɔːwədɪŋ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) all the processes involved in the binding of a book subsequent to cutting and up to the fitting of its cover
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forwarding - the act of sending on to another destination; "the forwarding of mail to a new address is done automatically"; "the forwarding of resumes to the personnel department"
transmission, transmittal, transmitting - the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
referral - the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)
2.forwarding - the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"
progress, advancement - gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
Translations

forwarding

[ˈfɔːwədɪŋ]
A. N [of letter, luggage] → envío m
B. CPD forwarding address Ndestinatario m
she left no forwarding addressno dejó dirección (a la que mandarle el correo)
forwarding agent Nagente mf de tránsito

forwarding

:
forwarding address
nNachsendeadresse f
forwarding agent
n (= person)Spediteur(in) m(f); (= company)Spedition f, → Spediteur m
forwarding instructions
pl (for goods) → Lieferanweisungen pl; (for sending on mail) → Nachsendeanweisungen pl
References in classic literature ?
In the meantime, he had written to his friend in Paris, and he had the pleasure of forwarding an answer.
Lucy made room for her with ready attention, and the two fair rivals were thus seated side by side at the same table, and, with the utmost harmony, engaged in forwarding the same work.
His fear of her has always operated, I know, when they were together; and a good deal is to be imputed to his wish of forwarding the match with Miss de Bourgh, which I am certain he has very much at heart."
"I have the greatest pleasure, my dear Emma, in forwarding to you the enclosed.
The very accident against which it had been the captain's chief anxiety to guard -- the accident which had just taken place in spite of him -- was, of all the events that could have happened, the one event which falsified every previous calculation, by directly forwarding the main purpose of the conspiracy!
Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, after having had an entertainment at my house and enjoying themselves very much, created such a disturbance that the provost of the castle, a rigid man, has ordered them to be confined for some days; but I accomplish the order they have given me by forwarding to you a dozen bottles of my Anjou wine, with which they are much pleased.
Norris began to look about her, and wonder that his falling in love with Julia had come to nothing; and could almost fear that she had been remiss herself in forwarding it; but with so many to care for, how was it possible for even her activity to keep pace with her wishes?
Mr Stuart declined forwarding the goods, alleging the lateness of the hour; but, to keep them in good humor, informed them, that, if they conducted themselves well, their offered services might probably be accepted in the morning; in the meanwhile, he suggested that they might carry up the canoes.
"Please find herewith a contract in duplicate for your next book which we have taken the liberty of forwarding to you.
Was there no possibility of sending to fetch him if it were only for an instant, or forwarding to him one line of writing to which he might return a verbal reply?
Pickwick also; and under the influence of which, that gentleman got himself into complicated entanglements with harness, and mixed up with horses and wheels of chaises, in the most surprising manner, firmly believing that by so doing he was materially forwarding the preparations for their resuming their journey.
Convinced at last that for the present all such attempts were hopeless, he appointed two or three scouts, with promises of large rewards in case of their forwarding him any intelligence, and returned to London by next day's coach.