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English definition of “take-up”

take-up

noun [S] uk   /ˈteɪk.ʌp/ us  
how much people start to use or accept a service, or sometimes a product, that has become available to them: We are calling for government action to improve the take-up of state benefits.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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