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  • noun The cash or money received (taken) by a shop or other business; receipts.
  • noun Plural form of taking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

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Examples

  • I once had to bank £7000 in takings from a shop I was managing, which is certainly the most British currency I've ever handled.

    The Friday question: money

  • We have what we call takings, not grabbings, in the sense that for social purposes, which vary depending on which country, like even in the United States, you -- you have continuous taking, my own university is in trouble right now because it's trying to expand into Harlem and taking over land.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2010

  • Eminent domain takings by Mexican governments are appealable -- just as in the US.

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  • Eminent domain takings by Mexican governments are appealable -- just as in the US.

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    Matthew Yglesias » The New Compensation Regime

  • Eminent domain takings by Mexican governments are appealable -- just as in the US.

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  • Eminent domain takings by Mexican governments are appealable -- just as in the US.

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  • Eminent domain takings by Mexican governments are appealable -- just as in the US.

    Page 2

  • Eminent domain takings by Mexican governments are appealable -- just as in the US.

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  • Eminent domain takings by Mexican governments are appealable -- just as in the US.

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