one-way

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Etymology[edit]

See separate entries for one and way.
First attested in 1906 in reference to one-way tickets; 1914 in reference to one-way streets; 1940 in reference to one-way mirrors

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: [wŭnʹwāʹ]

Adjective[edit]

one-way (not comparable)

  1. allowing movement in only one direction
    The town centre is now a system of one-way streets.
  2. allowing travel in only one direction
    I bought a one-way ticket to Leeds.

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