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head-on

adjective [before noun], adverb uk   /ˌhed.ˈɒn/ us    /-ˈɑːn/
A head-on accident is one in which the fronts of two vehicles hit each other: The car crossed the road and hit a truck head-on. a head-on collision
Translations of “head-on”
in Chinese (Traditional) (事故)迎頭相撞的,正面相撞的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (事故)迎头相撞的,正面相撞的…
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