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takeaway

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noun take·away \ˈtāk-ə-ˌwā\

Simple Definition of takeaway

  • sports : an act of taking the ball or puck from a player on the other team

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of takeaway

  1. 1 :  the first movement of the backswing in golf

  2. 2 chiefly British :  takeout

  3. 3 :  an act or instance of taking possession of the ball or puck from an opposing team

takeaway adjective

Examples of takeaway in a sentence

  1. We ordered some Chinese takeaway.

  2. She works in a Chinese takeaway.

  3. He leads the league in takeaways.



1961

First Known Use of takeaway

1961



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