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 (south-ēst′wərd, sou-ēst′-)
adv. & adj.
Toward, to, or in the southeast.
A southeastward direction, point, or region.

south·east′ward·ly adv. & adj.
south·east′wards adv.
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(ˌsaʊθˈiːstwəd; ˌsaʊˈiːstwəd)
(Physical Geography) towards or (esp of a wind) from the southeast
(Physical Geography) a direction towards or area in the southeast
a variant of southeastwards
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(ˌsaʊθˈist wərd; Naut. ˌsaʊ-)

1. Also, south`east′wards. toward the southeast.
2. facing or tending toward the southeast.
3. coming from the southeast, as a wind.
4. the southeast.
south`east′ward•ly, adj., adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.southeastward - the compass point midway between south and eastsoutheastward - the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
Adj.1.southeastward - toward the southeast
south - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"
Adv.1.southeastward - in a southeastward direction; "the river flows southeastward to the gulf"
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A. ADJ [movement, migration] → hacia el sudeste or sureste, en dirección sudeste or sureste
B. ADVhacia el sudeste or sureste, en dirección sudeste or sureste
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