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noun     take-off pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an occasion when a plane leaves the ground and starts to fly

    half an hour before take-off

    1. a.
      [countable] an occasion when someone’s feet leave the ground as they jump
  2. 2
    [countable] an occasion when someone copies the voice or behaviour of someone else in a humorous way


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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