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Meaning of takedown

take•down

Pronunciation: (tāk'doun"), [key]
— adj.
  1. made or constructed so as to be easily dismantled or disassembled.
  2. takeout (def. 8).
—n.
  1. the act of taking down.
  2. a firearm designed to be swiftly disassembled or assembled.
  3. the point of separation of two or more of the parts of a takedown firearm or other device.
  4. the act of being humbled.
  5. a move or series of maneuvers that succeeds in bringing a standing opponent down onto the mat.
  6. takeout (def. 5).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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