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Meaning of head-on

head-on

Pronunciation: (hed'on', -ôn'), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of two objects) meeting with the fronts or heads foremost: a head-on collision.
  2. facing the direction of forward motion or alignment; frontal.
  3. characterized by direct opposition: a head-on confrontation.
—adv.
  1. with the front or head foremost, esp. in a collision: She stepped out of the front door and walked head-on into her husband.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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