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English definition of “straight”


adjective, adverb [-er/-est only] (BASIC)   /streɪt/
without anything added or changed ; basic or true : Things have gotten so bad , I think it’s time for some straight talk . She couldn’t give a straight answer to any question . It’s important to tell the story straight, exactly as it happened . If an alcoholic drink is taken straight, it has no water , ice , or other liquid added to it.
(Definition of straight adjective, adverb (BASIC) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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