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noun [countable]     takeaway pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    British a meal that you buy in a restaurant or shop and take home to eat. The American word is takeout

    Let’s get a takeaway.

  2. 2
    British a shop that sells meals that you take home to eat

    We often go to a Chinese takeaway near our house.

  3. 3
    an important piece of information to remember from a meeting, presentation etc

    This could be the most important takeaway from today’s Fed announcement.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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