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take-up

  
  
Take-up is the rate at which people apply for or buy something which is offered, for example financial help from the government or shares in a company.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-uncount   usu with supp, oft N of n  
...a major campaign to increase the take-up of welfare benefits.     
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take up

  
1    adopt, assume, become involved in, engage in, start  
2    begin again, carry on, continue, follow on, go on, pick up, proceed, recommence, restart, resume  
3    absorb, consume, cover, extend over, fill, occupy, use up  

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exp.
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
exp.
go out in the street to protest
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
n.
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
n.
The ability to make decisions and take action without waiting for someone to tell you what to do
I showed my initiative when I became a group leader in class.
exp.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
exp.
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
n.
when a person kills someone then takes their own life it is referred to as a murder suicide
exp.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems in which online interactions takes place.
[Tech.]

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