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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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The Syrian Army troops and popular forces inflicted major losses on the terrorist groups in the Northern parts of Aleppo and took back Handarat Palestinian Refugees Camp and its surrounding territories.
Moritz hotel on a lease it took back from an investor has negotiated a purchase of the land from the Di Lorenzo family for $15.79 million.
"Ajnad Al-Sham launched a new offensive inside the strategic town of Darayya to reopen the road between Darayya and Mo'adhamiyeh," the sources said, adding, "At first, Ajnad al-Sham captured 9 points from the Syrian soldiers between Darayya and Mo'adhamiyeh, but the Syrian Armed Forces launched a counter-attack took back the lost 9 points."
The property was brought to the market after Barclay's took back the asset through a recent foreclosure.
Earlier today, the Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters cut the defense lines of the terrorists in the city of Zabadani in Southern Syria, and took back a strategic square.
"I may never find the building but I want to have the money at the ready." Pindus said the banks took back a lot of property and should be getting rid of it.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army and Lebanese Hezbollah resistance forces cut the defense lines of the terrorists in the city of Zabadani in Southern Syria, and took back a strategic square.
The Syrian forces took back al-Layla, al-Dhohour, al-Shababi residential area, al-Filat, football stadium, Eastern al-Nahsva, Western al-Nahsva, Eastern Ghuweiranesh and Western Ghuweiranesh regions from ISIL's control.