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English definition of “outright”

outright

adverb [not gradable]    /ˈɑʊtˈrɑɪt, ˈaʊtˌraɪt/
directly and plainly, or immediately instead of in stages: They bought their car outright. I told him outright that I think he is making a mistake. outright    /ˈɑʊtˌrɑɪt/ adjective [not gradable] Environmentalists are asking for an outright ban on logging in the old-growth forest.
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