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Straight

Direct telephone line, compared to an outside line that requires a telephone number to be dialed.

Straight

Describing a phone that connects directly to one and only one other phone. One need not dial any number between straight phones.
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At the time, the Western Sahara conflict had entered its third year, and diplomatic efforts were aimed at holding a straightforwardness summit between the leaders of the two countries, in order to discuss the issues of disagreement.
In his classroom, Bunch communicates ideas with sincerity and straightforwardness in order to develop a good relationship with his students.
De Angelis personally and have had the opportunity to appreciate his competence as well as his dedication and straightforwardness," the company announced.
Her writing is so descriptive that you truly feel like you are there with her and her humor and straightforwardness will definitely keep you entertained.
The apology is an art form of humility, accountability, straightforwardness and resolution.
Development practitioners will appreciate Gifford's straightforwardness.
Examples: honesty, competence, candor, commitment, integrity, courage, straightforwardness, imagination.
The greatest areas of satisfaction were in the areas of the helpfulness of the staff in confirming the test, the straightforwardness of confirming the test and the NCT organisation's ability to carry out the test professionally.
Trust invokes images of truthfulness, candor, straightforwardness, and sincerity.
Beautify your mansion in the West; embellish your place in the necropolis with straightforwardness and just dealing.
The fallacy of straightforwardness and objectivity has been exposed to all.
At the same time, because of ballet's straightforwardness, you are very exposed.