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English definition of “take”

take

noun
 
 
/teɪk/
[U] FINANCE, COMMERCE money that is received from sales or as payment for something: The players now get 75% of the take. Tour operators had come to rely on the commission from insurance to increase their take. Last weekend's take was down over 50%.
be on the take disapproving informal to accept money for helping someone to do something illegal: They vowed to punish officials on the take.
(Definition of take noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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