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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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It's for parents not the State to answer children's questions straightforwardly.
In spite of its broad scope, the text is clear and straightforwardly organized.
The OD team began its process by focusing on issues that they could address most straightforwardly.
The mystery is straightforwardly told, without many of Nava's trademark twists and turns.
During these two years, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney introduced abortion legislation hailed by the media as "moderate" and as "a satisfying compromise" when in reality it was straightforwardly pro-abortion.
The artist here does not portray matters so straightforwardly.
Kudelka's 1977 Washington Square, based on the Henry James novella about the making of a spinster, is straightforwardly and clearly rendered, with Rebekah Rimsay as the spinster and Ryan Boorne the caddish suitor, who first betrays her and then is himself rejected.
He straightforwardly confronts the viewer in a work setting.
In the course of these appearances, as in her book, she straightforwardly makes the argument that Progressive readers surely know: hate violence is bred when intolerance is socially endorsed.
Create a Clear, Simple, Reality-Based, Customer-Focused Vision and Are Able to Communicate It Straightforwardly to All Constituencies.
But taking a health reading on a forest is not straightforwardly analogous to something like taking a human patient's temperature.
We submit, however, that the IRS should make this argument straightforwardly in those cases where it is warranted, rather than endeavoring to construct a broader rule than section 956 on its face permits.