Meaning of “takeout” in the English Dictionary

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"takeout" in American English

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takeoutnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈteɪkˌɑʊt/ also carryout

a meal bought at a store or restaurant and taken somewhere else to be eaten:

[ U ] Let’s have Chinese takeout for dinner tonight.

(Definition of “takeout” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"takeout" in Business English

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takeoutnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈteɪkaʊt/ us

US →  takeaway

(Definition of “takeout” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)