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Noun. Any new piece of information gleaned from a lecture, interview, or other media presentation, etc. that can be of exponential value when acted upon or put to use.
Among the general fund of knowledge provided in this financial seminar, there were actually several takeaways that could give our company great marketing edge.
by GoldieLucks August 06, 2009
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The horrible moment when you realise that you have accidentally done something very slightly wrong which has very bad (usually embarassing) implications for you. This is typically the moment of realisation that you just sent a dirty text message to a close member of family, typically your mother, rather than the intended recipient.
Message: "i'm free this afternoon so come over and fuck me senseless, my parents will be out all day"
Recipient: Mum
Message Sent
- Onosecond occurs here -
by Jimmed September 26, 2006
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What you can take from a situation or a presentation, in terms of understandings, insights etc
From the profit graph I can take away the fact that the RIF (reduction in force) was brilliant!
by Doron123 June 01, 2005
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takeaways, also known as takeouts, fast food ect.
parent: what would you like for dinner tonight kids?
kid: can we get takeaways?
by blyth May 23, 2007
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An item taken from a person's home, car, or any other personal space to be later used as an excuse to see said aforementioned person.
Girl 1 "Dude why are you wearing Kevin's hat?"

Girl 2 "I stole it because I want to see him again later. It's my take-away. Duh."
by Ender_187 February 09, 2013
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Used to refer to a person who is picked up at a party or other social gathering purely for sex.
John:Did you hear? Becky was a take away at last night's party.
Kevin:Oh please. She's a take away at every party.

Mike:So are you going to the concert tonight?
Peter:Hell yeah! I'm hoping to bag a take away too.
by crapulousity March 02, 2009
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