Takeaway



noun
1.
something taken back or away, especially an employee benefit that is eliminated or substantially reduced by the terms of a union contract.
2.
conclusions, impressions, or action points resulting from a meeting, discussion, roundtable, or the like:
The takeaway was that we had to do a lot more work on the proposal before it could be shown to the governing board.
3.
Chiefly British.

a takeout restaurant:
Let’s pick something up at the Indian takeaway.
food from a takeout restaurant:
I get Chinese takeaway at least once a week.

4.
Sports.

(in hockey and football) the act of getting the puck or ball away from the team on the offense:
The problem with most hockey statistics is they are not very consistent in how they determine takeaways and giveaways.
(in golf) a backswing:
I got him a video entitled “Improving the Takeaway in Your Golf Swing” for his birthday.

adjective
5.
of or relating to what is or can be taken away:
a list of takeaway proposals presented by management.
6.
Chiefly British. takeout (def 7).

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