Definition of inward bound in English:

inward bound

adjective

  • 1(especially of a ship or passenger) coming into or towards a place.

    ‘we saw the car ferry, inward bound from the islands of Tiree and Coll’
    • ‘inward bound vessels’
  • 2Denoting investment made in a country by investors outside that country.

    • ‘the program is designed to stimulate inward bound investment’