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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A segment of a roadway or racecourse without curves adj. - Performed with little or no delay adv. - Without delay or hesitation.

Usage examples (34)
  • I recognised the name straightaway, even though it's not mine.
  • You want to go out and play again straightaway to put things right.
  • His 10th homer flew deep over the fence in straightaway center field.
  • Olympic teammate Mike Day says after the start, Bennett's first straightaway is out of control. for more
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