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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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There is an air of great at-oddsness about these sculptures, a sense that they're about to tear themselves apart or collapse into chaos--that they're about "de-constructing" as well as constructing, taking apart as much as putting together.
The researchers isolated NK4 in 1989 by taking apart a protein called hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), which normally attaches to a receptor molecule on the surface of cells.
Filion explained that it will be possible to have the mechanics taking apart a greasy motor one day and then have the dental hygienists working in a sanitary environment the next because of cleaning capabilities in the eDome.
Working with the architect of record, Walter Sedovic Architects, Herbert Rose has begun taking apart the terra cotta panels, including lintels and restoring them to their original conformity both aesthetically and structurally.