Definition of head-on adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    head-on

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  1. 1in which the front part of one vehicle hits the front part of another vehicle a head-on crash/collision
  2. 2in which people express strong views and deal with something in a direct way There was a head-on confrontation between management and unions.
head-onadverb
 
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The cars crashed head-on. We hit the tree head-on. to tackle a problem head-on (= without trying to avoid it)