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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 offers taking back control of our taxes and household bills and not allowing the EU to dictate what rate and on what goods VAT is applied.
Artistic control over its music is something Taking Back Sunday didn't fully enjoy during its years on Warner Bros., and in Reyes' view, the label personnel unfortunately didn't know what kind of music Taking Back Sunday should make to have the commercial success the label wanted.
The singer's gran boycotted the wedding on Saturday in Michigan and blasted her grandson for taking back his "nasty" childhood sweetheart.
Much of Taking Back is a retelling of the last 30 years of American political history as seen through Mitchell's eves.
He lauded Shahbaz for taking back his resignation as secretary and said: 'Pakistan hockey badly needs a tall figure like you, who enjoy so much respect and following in the world of hockey.'
American rock band Taking Back Sunday is set to embark on a worldwide tour in celebration of their 20th anniversary in 2019.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Lt Gen A(r) Abdul Qayyum Wednesday said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf once again took a U-turn by taking back the name of caretaker chief minister Punjab.
" Backed up by artillery and missile units, Syrian government force hit Jeish al-Fatah's defense lines in 10170 project, heights of al-Senobarat, al-Moqala'a and Um al-Qara'a, taking back over 20 buildings in 1070 project," sources said.
On Tuesday, during a heated debate on the issue of taking back the land of Mahalaxmi Race Course, two Sena women corporators beat up a Congress corporator inside the civic house.
"On that basis, I would support Westminster taking back powers over aspects of the NHS."
As a member of Taking Back Sunday, Mascherino had the opportunity to perform at Live Earth, concerts organized around the globe last summer to raise awareness about environmental protection.
Taking Back Sunday powered through their set without guitarist Fred but, with help from friends in Saosin and Underoath, they ended the show in style.