straight from the top

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Definition of straight from the top

: from the person with the most authority or power The order came straight from the top.

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“Straight from the top.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straight%20from%20the%20top. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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