This word may also be spelled "onwards” in the sense shown in 1).
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (forward in space or time)
a. adelante
The Mongols marched relentlessly onward, conquering everyone in their path.Los mongoles marcharon adelante sin descanso, conquistando a todos a su paso.
b. hacia adelante
The neighborhood improvement project is moving onward.El proyecto de mejoramiento del barrio está yendo hacia adelante.
c. en adelante
Have you noticed that the quality of their products declined substantially from 2005 onward?¿Te has dado cuenta de que la calidad de sus productos disminuyó mucho de 2005 en adelante?
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'll be there from 9 am onward, till we get everything ready.Estaré allí desde las 9 am hasta que tengamos todo listo.
The club is open from 11 pm onward, until the last customer leaves.El club está abierto a partir de las 11 pm, hasta que el último cliente se vaya.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (moving forward)
a. hacia adelante
The onward march of progress is unstoppable.La marcha del progreso hacia adelante es imposible de detener.
3. (continuing a journey)
a. de conexión
I had to show my onward ticket before I could board my flight to the Phillipines.Tenía que mostrar mi boleto de conexión antes de abordar el vuelo a las Filipinas.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (used to get people moving)
a. adelante
"Onward!" he shouted, as he pointed down the road."¡Adelante!" gritó, señalando el camino.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
from tomorrow onwarda partir de mañana
from this time onward(de ahora) en adelante
onward [ˈɒnwəd]
[+march etc] progresivo; hacia adelante; [+flight, journey] de conexión; [+connection] posterior
British Airways have two flights a day to Bangkok, and there are onward flights to Phnom Penh ...a regular scheduled service to Billund or to Copenhagen with onward connections to Bornholm "British Airways would like to wish you a safe onward journey"
(also onwards) adelante; hacia adelante
from that time onward desde entonces; from the 12th century onward desde el siglo doce en adelante; a partir del siglo doce; onward! ¡adelante!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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