straight-away

straightaway

[streyt-uh-wey]
adjective
1.
straight onward, without turn or curve, as a racecourse.
noun
2.
a straightaway course or part.
adverb
3.
immediately; right away.

Origin:
1870–75; from phrase straight away

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straightaway (ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ)
 
adv
1.  at once
 
n
2.  the US word for straight

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