Pronunciation: (tāk'u-wā"), [key]
something taken back or away, esp. an employee benefit that is eliminated or substantially reduced by the terms of a union contract.
1. of or pertaining to what is or can be taken away: a list of takeaway proposals presented by management.
2. Chiefly Brit.takeout (def. 7). Also,take'-a•way".
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