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1. Extending in a straight line or course without a curve or turn.
2. Unhesitating; immediate: a straightaway denial.
A straight course, stretch, or track.
At once; immediately.
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(Horse Racing) the US word for straight30
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straight•a•way(adj., n. ˈstreɪt əˌweɪ; adv. -ˈweɪ)
1. straight onward in course.n.
2. a straightaway stretch.adv.
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|Noun||1.||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 hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"|
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straightaway[ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ] adv → subito
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
- Can you do it right away? (US)
Can you do it straightaway? (UK)
- Do I have to pay it right away? (US)
Do I have to pay it straightaway? (UK)
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