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adv. & adj.
To or on the left.
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1. on or towards the left
2. a variant of leftwards
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(ˈlɛft wərd)

1. Also, left′wards. toward or on the left.
2. situated on the left.
left′ward•ly, adv.
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A. ADJ [movement] → a or hacia la izquierda
B. ADV [move] → a or hacia la izquierda
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adjnach links; leftward bendLinkskurve f; a leftward shift (Pol) → ein Linksruck m
adv (Pol) move, shiftnach links
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The House concluded their session on June 1 after passing a huge package of regressive taxes on the back of one of the furthest leftward swings in state history.
Propelled by friendly coverage in the mainstream media, Biden trumpeted a return to Hillary Clinton-style centrism, eschewing the leftward lurch of the Democratic party of late.
As Democrats continue their leftward surge, they risk losing more and more Hispanics.
Chest radiograph (A) shows near complete white-out of right hemithorax causing mediastinal shift and leftward tracheal deviation.Sagittal CT images (B and C) show a huge approximately 16 x 16 x 12 cm mediastinal mass occupying the entire right hemithorax with mass effect, encasing all major vessels leading to severe compression of superior vena cava and bilateral brachiocephalic veins.
If the arrow naturally launches with a leftward (counterclockwise) spin, you should fletch a left offset or helical.
This bridge will ease the snarls resulting from the overlapping traffic at Nad Al Hamar Interchange between the first circular slope heading leftward from Nad Al Hamar to the Airport Street, and the second circular slope heading leftward from the Airport Street to Nad Al Hamar Street.
It also includes the construction of another bridge leading to the premises of the Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (Ex Dubai Airshow) and a two-lane underpass to serve the traffic heading leftward from the Airport Street in the direction of Marrakech Street.
1 Turn right, follow path, take next right up hill passing thatched buildings on the right and follow the leftward curve up hill.
On ECG, there is often poor R-wave progression due to axial rotation of the heart [7], and on echocardiography, there is right ventricular predominance due to the leftward displacement of the heart; as a result, the patient might be falsely labelled as having right ventricular dilatation [8, 9].
In the early 1980s, four defectors from Labour, alarmed by their party's leftward shift and anti-EU stance, created the Social Democratic Party.
"After years of leftward drift by the Democrats culminated in Republican control of the House under Speaker Newt Gingrich, President Bill Clinton moved the party back to the center in 1995 by supporting a balanced budget, welfare reform, a crime bill that called for providing 100,000 new police officers and a step-by-step approach to broadening health care.