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English definition of “straight”

straight

adverb     /streɪt/
put/set the record straight to tell someone the true facts about something when they have been given wrong information: Although the firm quickly put the record straight, the news had a negative impact on their shares.
(Definition of straight adverb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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