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"takings" in British English

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takingsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈteɪ.kɪŋz/ us /ˈteɪ.kɪŋz/

all the money that a business gets from selling things:

Our takings were down this week because the weather was so bad.

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

"takings" in Business English

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takingsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈteɪkɪŋz/ us

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.

(Definition of “takings” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)