Share this entry

takeaway
American English: /ˈteɪkəˌweɪ/
British English: /ˈteɪkəweɪ/

Translation of takeaway in Spanish:

adjective

  • (British English)
    para llevar
    (restaurant)
    de comida para llevar

noun

(British English)
  • 1 (restaurant)
    restaurante (masculine) de comida para llevar
    Example sentences
    • Almost half the weight of some chicken sold through restaurants and takeaways is made up of water and food additives, according to an investigation.
    • He works seven nights a week delivering food for a Chinese restaurant and a pizza takeaway.
    • Currently in the High Street there are two Indian takeaways, two fish and chip shops, a Chinese takeaway and a pizza takeaway.
  • 2 (meal)
    comida (feminine) preparada
    we had a takeaway
    compramos comida para llevar
    Example sentences
    • Many of today's young people, existing on takeaways or meals taken out of the freezer and bunged in the microwave, complain about the cost of things.
    • But despite feeding ready meals and takeaways to their children parents are eating far less of them - on average just 64 ready meals each a year.
    • About once a fortnight, I eat a fatty takeaway for dinner: fish and chips, Chinese, kebabs.

Definition of takeaway in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:

    Related Words