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four-way

[fawr-wey, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌweɪ, ˈfoʊr-/
adjective
1.
providing access or passage in four directions:
a four-way entrance.
2.
applying to all four directions of traffic at an intersection:
a four-way stop sign.
3.
exerting influence or benefit in four different ways:
a four-way blessing.
4.
made up of four participants:
a four-way discussion.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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  • Four years later, he won again, but with only thirty-nine per cent of the vote in a four-way race.
  • At a four-way stop, the driver who arrives first has the right of way.
  • That's a strong enough group to win a four-way primary but no way big enough for the general election.
  • If either film breaks out, the fight for best picture might be a true four-way race.
British Dictionary definitions for four-way

four-way

adjective (usually prenominal)
1.
giving passage in four directions
2.
made up of four elements
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