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Meaning of “taker” in the English Dictionary

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takernoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈteɪ·kər/
a person interested in what has been offered: But now at 60 years old, she found no takers for her labor.
a person who does something: Census takers use a mathematical formula and apply it to the overall locality.
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"taker" in Business English

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takernoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈteɪkər/
someone who agrees to buy or do something: few/not many/no takers There have been few takers for stakes in Mexico's newly privatised companies. A call for volunteers yielded only 30 takers.
a person or organization, etc. that takes something: Many of the call takers at the company's call centre were young and inexperienced.
(Definition of taker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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