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takeoff

noun [C]  /ˈteɪkˌɔf/ us  

takeoff noun [C] (COPY)

a humorous copy of the speech, manner, or style of someone, esp. someone famous: He does a great takeoff of Kermit the Frog.

takeoff noun [C] (AIRCRAFT)

the moment when an aircraft leaves the ground and starts to fly: Night takeoffs and landings are banned at this airport.
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