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"one-way" in British English

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uk   /ˌwʌnˈweɪ/ 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.
(Definition of one-way from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"one-way" in American English

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one-wayadjective, adverb [not gradable]

traveling or allowing travel in only a single direction: a one-way street He bought a one-way ticket to Miami.
(Definition of one-way from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"one-way" in Business English

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one-wayadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌwʌnˈweɪ/ us  
TRANSPORT travelling or allowing travel in only one direction: a one-way fare a one-way ticket
COMMUNICATIONS only allowing communication in one direction: Line management should not be a one-way process.
(Definition of one-way from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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