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straight·a·way

 (strāt′ə-wā′)
adj.
1. Extending in a straight line or course without a curve or turn.
2. Unhesitating; immediate: a straightaway denial.
n.
A straight course, stretch, or track.
adv. (strāt′ə-wā′)
At once; immediately.

straightaway

(ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ)
adv
at once
n
(Horse Racing) the US word for straight30

straight•a•way

(adj., n. ˈstreɪt əˌweɪ; adv. -ˈweɪ)

adj.
1. straight onward in course.
n.
2. a straightaway stretch.
adv.
3. immediately.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.straightaway - a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
segment, section - one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road"
stretch - a straightaway section of a racetrack
Adj.1.straightaway - performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
fast - acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"
Adv.1.straightaway - without delay or hesitationstraightaway - without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"

straightaway

adverb
Translations

straightaway

[ˈstreɪtəˈweɪ] ADVinmediatamente, en seguida, al tiro (Chile)

straightaway

[ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ] advsubito
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