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(of two objects) meeting with the fronts or heads foremost:
a head-on collision.
facing the direction of forward motion or alignment; frontal.
characterized by direct opposition:
a head-on confrontation.
with the front or head foremost, especially in a collision:
She stepped out of the front door and walked head-on into her husband.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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They didn't see a crisis that was swerving
into their lane.
But there's no rule of the highway that says accidents have to be
clash between violence and power the outcome is hardly in doubt.
As long as scholars don't confront the top leadership
, they can write in scholarly journals pretty much as they choose.
The best way out is to tackle the costs of ageing
by, for instance, raising retirement ages further.
Mitt was the only one to take the sugar question
British Dictionary definitions for
with the front or fronts foremost
a head-on collision
with directness or without compromise
in his usual head-on fashion
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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