Take-away definitions

tākəwā
adjective
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noun
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A restaurant, store, etc. that sells takeout food.
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The take-away is the main point of something, like a lesson or presentation, to learn and remember.

An example of the take away is when your boss gives a 20 minute lecture but at the end says "so, basically just remember if you are late you are fired."

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(chiefly UK, Australia and New Zealand, of food) To be eaten off the premises.
adjective
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(chiefly UK, Australia and New Zealand) A restaurant that sells food to be eaten elsewhere.

If you're hungry, there's a takeaway just around the corner.

noun
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(chiefly UK, Australia and New Zealand) A meal bought to be eaten elsewhere.

I fancy an Indian takeaway tonight.

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Of, or relating to food intended to be eaten off the premises.
adjective
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(golf) The preliminary part of a golfer"²s swing when the club is brought back away from the ball.
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(US) A concession made by a labor union in the course of negotiations.
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An idea from a talk, presentation, etc., that the listener or reader should remember and consider.
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Origin of take-away

From take +"Ž away.