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offtake

[awf-teyk, of-] /ˈɔfˌteɪk, ˈɒf-/
noun
1.
a pipe or passage for conducting smoke, a current of air, or the like, to an uptake or downtake.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; after verb phrase take off
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  • Daily offtake rates in excess of these amounts are permitted only as required to sustain these annual average rates.
  • However, the government may review the policy depending on the export offtake and its impact on domestic market prices.

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