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Take off

A sharp increase in the price of a stock, or a positive movement of the market as a whole.

Take Off

Informal; to increase significantly in price in a short period of time. A security may take off, for example, if analysts raise its profile unexpectedly or if it belongs to an industry that is in favor at a certain period of time. Taking off is often unsustainable unless a security's fundamental information justifies it.
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When this much time is being taken off by local authority employees, it must lead to a negative impact on service levels.
But as it turned out I was taken off and Lucas Leiva who replaced me played a crucial role in ".
The board reasoned that ``The Eternity Code'' should be taken off Wilsona's list since the same was done at Vista San Gabriel, McNabb said.
A total 871,285 square feet of Class A office space was available for lease during the first quarter of 1999, while 379,605 square feet of Class A office space was taken off the market.
The decline was predominantly due to the nine Louisiana-area credits taken off RWN and simultaneously assigned Negative Rating Outlooks; actions which recognized the diminished urgency of the region's credit concerns.
The plane is said to have diverted to Belgrade where it is thought the man was taken off the flight.
When your shopping reaches PS25 or more, the voucher can be scanned and PS5 will be taken off your bill.
According to an airlines official, flight operations have returned to normal and 18 morning flights have taken off as per schedule.
I AM also owed a rebate on my gas from British Gas and was told that if I had the rebate, I would be taken off the card payment scheme which I pay weekly in to the Post Office.
I flew into Austin, TX, to meet up with the boys who had taken off from San Diego, CA, earlier in the week.
GLENDALE - The City Council has taken the first step toward adopting a law requiring supermarket owners to prevent shopping carts from being taken off their lots.