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outright

adverb uk   /ˌaʊtˈraɪt/ us  
completely or immediately: I think cigarette advertising should be banned outright. The driver and all three passengers were killed outright.

outright

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈaʊt.raɪt/ us  
complete: Outsiders are regarded with outright hostility. There was no outright winner in the election.
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