Meaning of one-way


Pronunciation: (wun'wā'), [key]
— adj.
  1. moving, or allowing movement in one direction only: a one-way street.
  2. valid for travel in one direction only:Cf. a one-way ticket.
  3. without a reciprocal feeling, responsibility, relationship, etc.: It's a one-way friendship.
  4. not intended for return to a seller, dealer, etc., for reuse; disposable: one-way bottles.
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