n.— «In this context, “key takeaways” is the phrase speakers use when what they really mean is “the important points of my presentation I want you to remember.” (An equally odious and related phrase, “key learnings,” has already been stomped on by “Dilbert.”)» —“Lessons this scribe learned in 2004″ by Bill Virgin Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Wash.) Dec. 30, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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