What is the meaning of straightaway?

noun

  • A straight segment of a roadway or racecourse.

adjective

  • Performed with little or no delay.
    • usage: "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"

adverb

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