[ US /ˈteɪkəˌweɪ/ ]
[ UK /tˈe‍ɪkəwˌe‍ɪ/ ]
  1. the act of taking the ball or puck away from the team on the offense (as by the interception of a pass)
  2. prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises
    in England they call takeout food `takeaway'
  3. a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures
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How To Use takeaway In A Sentence

  • His entry into the takeaway arena was somewhat fortuitous. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some of Britain's biggest coffee shop chains have signed up to a scheme to boost recycling of takeaway cups. Times, Sunday Times
  • Evening meals are often takeaways: neither he nor his wife are keen cooks.
  • We should blitz the streets, targeting the problem areas when discos and takeaways close and schools.
  • The key takeaway from the book is that it is unquestionably worth your time and effort to learn the ins-and-outs of frequently overlooked subjects, such as HTTP, compression, redirects, and DNS.
  • The trouble then spreads to town centre takeaways with incidents of criminal damage and violence.
  • At one, there was a load of polystyrene boxes outside with the remains of takeaway meals, dumped by people who couldn't be bothered to finish their food.
  • Villagers have poured in on either side of the debate over whether to allow the new eatery to open next to the existing Evergreen takeaway in Fawley.
  • Recently, we've smoothed out some minor kinks she had in her takeaway and the top of the backswing.
  • The takeaway here: If you set your decoys right and hide well, water­fowling is a close-range sport. Why You Miss Ducks (And Other Insights From Our Waterfowl Guide Survey)
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