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one-wayadjective

uk   us   /ˌwʌnˈweɪ/
[before noun] travelling or allowing travel in only one direction: I drove the wrong way down a one-way street. How much is a one-way ticket to New York?a one-way ticket to sth If something is a one-way ticket to an unpleasant situation, it will cause that situation to happen: A rejection of the peace deal would be a one-way ticket to disaster for the country. A one-way relationship is not fair because only one person or group of the two makes any effort.
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