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"take-up" in British English

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take-upnoun [S]

uk   /ˈteɪk.ʌp/ us   /ˈteɪk.ʌp/
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.
(Definition of take-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"take-up" in Business English

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take-upnoun [U or S]

also takeup uk   us  
COMMERCE the degree to which people start to buy or use a product or service that has become available: It is hard to know what the take-up of the new flat-rate service will be. It's been a raging success, with more than 90% take-up. The group's recent rights issue is suffering from a low take-up rate.high/low/poor take-up Part of the reason for the poor take-up may be that people will have to disclose very personal details.
(Definition of take-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take-up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 享受服务的水平, 福利水平…
in Chinese (Traditional) 享受服務的水準, 福利水準…
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