Definition of takedown noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    takedown

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈteɪkdaʊn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈteɪkdaʊn//
     
    The police
     
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  1. 1a move in which a wrestler quickly gets his/her opponent down to the floor from a standing position
  2. 2(informal) an arrest or unexpected visit by the police See related entries: The police
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: takedown