Meaning of “take sth on” in the English Dictionary

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"take sth on" in British English

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take sth on

phrasal verb with take uk /teɪk/ us /teɪk/ verb took, taken

(Definition of “take sth on” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"take sth on" in Business English

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take sth on

phrasal verb with take uk /teɪk/ us 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.

(Definition of “take sth on” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)