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car′ry-out′ n.



1. the act of taking out.
2. something made to be taken out.
3. a store or restaurant preparing food to be eaten elsewhere.
4. intended to be taken from the point of sale and consumed elsewhere: takeout meals.


A. ADJ [meal etc] → para llevar
B. N (= food) → comida f para llevar (esp Scot) (= drink) → bebida f para llevar
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Product categories analyzed in this way include each of the daily meals at either fast-food restaurants or full-service restaurants, restaurant and carry-out while traveling, and snacks from vending machines and mobile vendors.
The full-service Pizza Hut at 579 East Broadway and the carry-out and delivery outlet at 1930 River Road both will be demolished by late spring, then will be replaced with new, state-of-the-art Pizza Hut buildings during the summer construction season, according to the projects' architect.
Despite the carry-out ban, partygoers had a whale of a time with Deacon Blue headlining the gig.
One of the local taxi drivers who kept the Sultan's men supplied with carry-out meals during their stay was given a pounds 1,500 tip.
Going to an Indian restaurant or getting a carry-out takes the stress out of Christmas Day.
Carry-out beer sales have soared 26 per cent over the past five years.
This is one of the Top Eateries in our Nation's Oldest City, drive-up window makes for fast carry-outs.
But police anticipated that many underagers would bring carry-outs and intercepted buses leaving from Hawick, Galashiels and Duns.
Chinese or Indian meals from supermarkets tend to be much lower in fat than high street carry-outs.
But teens have overcome the problem by phoning for carry-outs to be delivered to private houses.
A COMMUNITY worker in Lurgan has claimed that parents are buying carry-outs for their kids - and dropping them off for a drink with their mates.
In a 30-hour crime spree the thief pointed an object wrapped in a plastic bag at employees working at three carry-outs.