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English definition of “direct”

direct

adjective (STRAIGHT)   /dəˈrekt, dɑɪ-/
going in a straight line toward somewhere or someone without stopping or changing direction and without anything coming in between: Is there a direct flight to Madison, or do we have to change planes in Chicago? This plant should be kept out of direct sunlight. Direct also means without anyone or anything else being involved: She fired the principal and took direct control of the school. Direct also means very honest in saying what you mean: Her manner was businesslike and direct.
(Definition of direct adjective (STRAIGHT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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