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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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High production outfits, medium run casters and job shops all can improve finishing by balancing task times and manpower For example, Barker presented a situation where three tasks are required to finish a casting.
For our study, the participants did not know that the negative task would not produce a relevant case that represented the criteria stated in the search scenario.
As a preliminary matter, the task force confirmed that the TAM process has evolved and is now being used more as a vehicle for obtaining generic legal advice rather than as a means to render taxpayer-specific guidance.
This task is completed for the most part, although there would likely be some discussion about whether all business areas are truly "Navy" needs or core business areas.
During the scan, a subject performed a separate, distracting task that didn't require any learning.
Task Force Bastogne is the second task force implemented alter Task Force Marne, which supported the movement of the 3rd Infantry Division to Iraq last year.
Gickling proposed that instruction provided at an appropriate level increases academic behaviors such as task completion and on-task behavior (Gickling & Thompson, 1985: Gravois & Gickling, 2002).
At the time KAFB's basic contract and first task order were awarded in October, 1998, the available guidance (Smith, 1994) did not specifically address ESPCs.
Shortly after the attacks, FBI Director Robert Mueller instructed all FBI field offices to immediately establish formal terrorism task forces.
The report was prepared by the SSTS Quality Control Task Force (chaired by Joe Scutellaro).
After reviewing the responses by dioceses to the questions posed by the task force it is clear that the concept of AEO receives only grudging acceptance and is seen as a last resort to prevent schism," said the report.
Although much is known about the importance of parental involvement and familial responsibility sharing in diabetes care, less is known about whether gender shapes reports of self-reliance for disease tasks.