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takings

noun [plural]
 
 
/ˈteɪkɪŋz/
COMMERCE, FINANCE the money that a business gets from selling goods or services during a particular period: takings are up/down The company reports that takings are up 10%. Most of its takings come from selling services to the business market. The robbery happened at 5.30pm as a security guard collected the day's takings. The movie topped the US takings chart after its first weekend.
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