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downstream

down·stream

downstream

 
pronunciation:
daUn strim
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adverb
definition: in the direction that a stream or current is flowing.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to the portion of a stream lying in the direction of the current's flow, from any given point.
definition 2: of or relating to the latter parts of a process or sequence.
The downstream effects of a tax increase.
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