,one-`way adjective
1. ) with cars traveling in one direction only:
a one-way street/system
one-way traffic
a ) a one-way ticket allows you to travel from one place to another but not back again
─ opposite ROUND-TRIP
2. ) a one-way relationship, agreement, etc. is one in which only one of the people involved tries to make it succeed

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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