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outright

adverb [not gradable]  /ˈɑʊtˈrɑɪt, ˈaʊtˌraɪt/ us  
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
adjective [not gradable]  /ˈɑʊtˌrɑɪt/ us  
Environmentalists are asking for an outright ban on logging in the old-growth forest.
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