one-way one-way adj. 1. Legally permitting movement or travel in one direction only; -- of paths, especially roads; as, one-way streets. [WordNet 1.5]

2. (Transportation) Pertaining to or valid for transportation in one direction between two points; as, a one-way ticket; a one-way fare. Opposed to {round-trip}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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