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(1) To agree to buy. A dealer or customer who agrees to buy at another dealer's offered price is said to take the offer. (2) Euro bankers speak of taking deposits rather than buying money.
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Take a Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.
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To accept the price at which a dealer offers a security.
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(1) A generic term meaning to acquire title by whatever means, such as by deed, by will, by purchase,or by gift,to name a few.(2) A common expression for a condemnation under the power of eminent domain.

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It takes time to be diagnosed accurately, by a doctor who is not constantly watching the clock.
"Rome was not built in a day and certainly it takes time. We are working towards it and soon it will be done," he added.
Murphy said: "I'd be leaning towards It Takes Time. I wouldn't be sure what I'm riding yet and I haven't spoken with David or Martin Pipe.
Last season Murphy was aboard It Takes Time, who finished fourth to Hedgehunter in the 4m4f marathon, while Johnson was aboard the same horse when he filled a similar position behind Garvivonnian in the totesport Becher Chase over the National fences last November.
He has been well beaten on each of his last four starts and whether you turn the form book inside out or upside down, it's hard to work out why he should be vying for favouritism with It Takes Time.
It Takes Time was sent off the 4-1 second favourite for the Paddy Power last season but he came unstuck two fences from home, where he parted company with jockey Tony McCoy.
In advancing change, it is clear that we must use all deliberate speed, but it takes time to build trust and broad-based support.
The fact that he unselfishly takes time out of his busy schedule to help kids who don't know where to turn is wonderful.
Fondmort is overtaking It Takes Time at the head of the betting for the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham on Saturday after across-the-board support yesterday.
"The agencies have to learn more about the foundry industry, but it takes time for both sides to get comfortable and trust each other.
It takes time and concentration to master, but if you like it, you'll eventually hang 10 like a champ!