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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.

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.


To accept the price at which a dealer offers a security.


(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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Scientists are still studying the risks of taking estrogen alone or in combination with progestin over a long period of time.
Until recently, individuals would receive payment only for those takings resulting from eminent domain--in other words, when land was condemned so that government could build a highway or some other public-works project.
3) Employees taking leave under this paragraph may take the leave intermittently |select if desired: upon production of a health care provider's certification that the intermittent leave is necessary for or will assist the care of the family member and that provides the dates and duration any treatment and leave is expected~.
If a patient stops taking lithium for only one day, the blood level of the drug falls to half that needed for effective therapy.
Risk taking in the Far East has become an investment.
The results of the subgroup analyses furthermore indicate that the reduction in uncomplicated upper GI events with etoricoxib is maintained in PPI users and in patients taking low-dose aspirin regularly," said Professor Laine.
As well as plaice from South Shields pier a few turbot have been taken, Darren Browne taking one of 2lb 7oz.
After two weeks, 29 percent of those taking the probiotic reported having diarrhea, compared with 30 percent of those taking the placebo.
The higher-quality WHI evidence suggests that these earlier studies probably had an inherent bias, meaning that the women taking HRT already tended to be healthier than the women not taking HRT.
Emanuelle LePage (Rennes, France) evaluated 100 people who took Novantrone plus methylprednisolone for worsening relapsing-remitting MS before taking other disease-modifying therapies.
In fact, it is believed that the Internet is taking center stage today as the preferred format for distance learning courses (Sankaran & Sankaran, 2000).
These trials showed that patients on HAART stay healthier and live longer than those taking just one or two anti-HIV drugs.