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1head–on

adverb \ˈhed-ˈn, -ˈän\

: with the head or front hitting first

: in a very direct way

Full Definition of HEAD-ON

1
:  with the head or front making the initial contact <the cars collided head–on>
2
:  in direct opposition, confrontation, or contradiction <met the problem head–on>

First Known Use of HEAD-ON

1840

2head–on

adjective

Definition of HEAD-ON

1
:  having the front facing in the direction of initial contact or line of sight <a head–on collision>
2
:  frontal 2b <a head–on confrontation>

First Known Use of HEAD-ON

1903
HEAD-ON Defined for Kids

head–on

adverb or adjective \ˈhed-ˈn, -ˈän\

Definition of HEAD-ON for Kids

:  with the front hitting or facing an object <She ran head-on into a tree.>

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