west is part of the Basic English 850.
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west is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
west

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NounEdit

Singular
west

Plural
none

  1. (uncountable) The direction that the sun sets; from north, 90º to the left.
    He is from the west.

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PrepositionEdit

Preposition
west

  1. One of the four compass directions: 270º clockwise from north. The sun sets in the west.
    England is west of France.

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Directions (edit)

north - east - south - west

up - down | forward - backward | left - right