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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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reuteri took sick leave, compared with nine of the 27 who got the placebo.
Simon came home and then took sick again and was brought back into the hospital where they looked after him.
A CARE home worker took sick photos of elderly residents.
Suryadev Gunessee took sick leave from his post as senior staff nurse at City Hospital on 20 separate occasions between May 2002 and January 2003.
Letterkenny Circuit Court in Co Donegal yesterday heard both female gardai took sick leave as a result of stress they suffered caused by Corby's approaches, while one tried to kill herself.
Doncic also announced that the airline's management would start replacing some of the cabin crew within the next two weeks, after some 25% of cabin crew took sick leave on May 1.
Latest Welsh Government figures show 64% of teachers took sick leave last year, up 2% on 2008-09, with many blaming stress for their absence.
New Zealand: The head of a major New Zealand employers group faced calls for his resignation Thursday after suggesting women deserved to be paid less than men because they took sick leave once a month.
The new research by private health insurer Bupa shows that nearly half of British employees who took sick leave in the last 12 months continued to work when unwell.
Nationally, more than 311,000 full and part-time teachers took sick leave in 2007.