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head–on

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adverb \ˈhed-ˈȯn, -ˈän\

Definition of head–on

  1. 1 :  with the head or front making the initial contact the cars collided head–on

  2. 2 :  in direct opposition, confrontation, or contradiction met the problem head–on

1809

First Known Use of head–on

1809


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head–on

adjective

Definition of head–on

  1. 1 :  having the front facing in the direction of initial contact or line of sight a head–on collision

  2. 2 :  frontal 2b a head–on confrontation

1887

First Known Use of head–on

1887



HEAD–ON Defined for English Language Learners

head-on

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adverb

Definition of head–on for English Language Learners

  • : with the head or front hitting first

  • : in a very direct way


HEAD–ON Defined for Kids

head–on

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adverb or adjective \ˈhed-ˈȯn, -ˈän\

Definition of head–on for Students

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


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