Meaning of straightaway

straight•a•way

Pronunciation: (strāt'u-wā"), [key]
— adj.
  1. straight onward, without turn or curve, as a racecourse.
—n.
  1. a straightaway course or part.
—adv.
  1. immediately; right away.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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