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    [number] is offline Newbie
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    upwards vs. upward? what's the difference?

    also, hi.

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    Re: upwards vs. upward? what's the difference?

    Typically, though not exclusively, upward is used adjectivally and upwards adverbially.

    You might find this discussion from another board helpful:


    http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=1234420

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    Re: upwards vs. upward? what's the difference?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Typically, though not exclusively, upward is used adjectivally and upwards adverbially.

    I was thinking that it was about a BrE/AME difference as in toward/towards.
    Does something similar apply to upward/upwards?

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