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outright

[ adjective out-rahyt; adverb out-rahyt, -rahyt ]
/ adjective ˈaʊtˌraɪt; adverb ˈaʊtˈraɪt, -ˌraɪt /
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Origin of outright

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at out, right
outrightness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for outright

outright

adjective (ˈaʊtˌraɪt) (prenominal)

without qualifications or limitationsoutright ownership
complete; totalan outright lie
straightforward; directan outright manner

adverb (ˌaʊtˈraɪt)

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