outright

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsadverb: /ˌaʊtˈraɪt/ /ˈaʊtraɪt/, adjective: /ˈaʊtraɪt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/adj. ˈaʊtˌraɪt; adv. ˈaʊtˈraɪt, -ˌraɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(adj. outrīt′; adv. outrīt, -rīt′)



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outright

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. an outright [failure, flop, disaster, defeat]
  2. is an outright mess
  3. an outright [rejection, rebuke, refusion, denial] (of)
  4. [issued, came out with, gave] an outright [rejection]
  5. an outright [ban, prohibition, attack, assault] on
  6. that's (just) an outright lie!
  7. an outright [buy, purchase, transfer]
  8. an outright [hit, success, victory]
  9. (was declared) the outright [winner, victor]
  10. an outright attack on [freedom, democracy, free speech]
  11. declare outright war on [the enemy, racism, terrorism, corruption]
  12. the [goal, chance, opportunity] was an outright gift
adv
  1. owns the [house, estate, property] outright
  2. asked him outright for [a raise, an answer, a reason]
  3. they were [killed, eliminated] outright
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