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takeoff

take·off

takeoff

 
pronunciation:
teIk awf
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process, or an instance, of leaving the ground or other surface, as in preparation for flight.
Our plane's takeoff was delayed.
antonyms:
touchdown
definition 2: (informal) a humorous imitation or burlesque; parody.
similar words:
burlesque
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