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English definition of “take sth on”

take sth on

phrasal verb with take     /teɪk/ verb [T] (took, taken)
WORKPLACE, HR to accept a particular job or responsibility: These new demands may be hard for traditional managers to take on. Secretaries are now far more able to take on a more substantial support role.
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