Correct spelling, explanation: the correct spelling, forward, is a combination of an adjective fore meaning situated at the front, and adjective/adverb suffix -ward, which indicates that something is moving some way (towards, backwards etc.). Therefore r in fore is also present in form forward (vowel e was skipped due to adding the suffix).
Definition of forward:
adverb, in a matter (position) in the front or towards the front
Could you move forward a little bit for the photo being taken?
Incorrect spelling, explanation:
foward is wrong because in this misspelling r from the word fore was omitted, while it should be there. The correct form, forward, comes from fore and suffix -ward combined together, therefore we need this consonant r in the first part of the word. Vowel e from the word fore was merged into the final form after the suffix was added.
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