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takedown

[teyk-doun] /ˈteɪkˌdaʊn/
adjective
1.
made or constructed so as to be easily dismantled or disassembled.
2.
Finance. takeout (def 8).
noun
3.
the act of taking down.
4.
a firearm designed to be swiftly disassembled or assembled.
5.
the point of separation of two or more of the parts of a takedown firearm or other device.
6.
Informal. the act of being humbled.
7.
Wrestling. a move or series of maneuvers that succeeds in bringing a standing opponent down onto the mat.
8.
Finance. takeout (def 5).
Also, take-down.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; adj., noun use of verb phrase take down
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