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English definition of “straightaway”

straightaway

adverb uk   /ˌstreɪt.əˈweɪ/ us    /ˌstreɪt̬-/
B1 immediately: We don't have to go straightaway, do we?Immediately

straightaway

noun [C] uk   /ˌstreɪt.əˈweɪ/ us    /ˌstreɪt̬-/
US for a straight noun.Athletics
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