Definition of take away from phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

take away from

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

take away from something

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to make the effort or value of something seem less synonym detract from I don't want to take away from his achievements, but he couldn't have done it without my help.
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