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English definition of “straightforward”

straightforward

adjective uk   /ˌstreɪtˈfɔː.wəd/ us    /-ˈfɔːr.wɚd/

straightforward adjective (SIMPLE)

B2 easy to understand or simple: Just follow the signs to Bradford - it's very straightforward.Easiness and simplicity

straightforward adjective (HONEST)

(of a person) honest and not likely to hide their opinions: Roz is straightforward and lets you know what she's thinking.Honesty, openness and sincerity
straightforwardly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He explained quite straightforwardly that there wasn't enough work for us all.Honesty, openness and sincerity
(Definition of straightforward from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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