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Definition of straight-thinking in English:


Thinking clearly and logically: straight-thinking people who do not hesitate in saying no
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  • I do not think that most fair-minded, straight-thinking New Zealanders would like that.
  • I, like most straight-thinking people, never thought we were in a mess.
  • The portrayal of him as a straightforward, straight-talking, straight-thinking practitioner of football seems wide of the mark.

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