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car′ry-out′ n.
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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.
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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.
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Ahead of the match against Ukraine, French police ordered all supermarkets to lock up their off-sales to stop carry-outs being sold.