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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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During the scan, a subject performed a separate, distracting task that didn't require any learning.
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(2001) examined the effect of interspersing easier problems every third within a mathematics worksheet had on increasing time on task as compared to a control condition.
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Many of the FBI's task forces dealing with significant crime problems grew out of the agency's close working relationship with the New York City Police Department (NYPD).
The Tax Section Strategic Plan Implementation Task Force met in May 2004, and discussed performance metrics, timelines and delegation of the responsibility for completing action plans.