take-up Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"take-up" in British English

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take-upnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈteɪk.ʌp/
how much ​peoplestart to use or ​accept a ​service, or sometimes a ​product, that has ​becomeavailable to them: We are ​calling for ​governmentaction to ​improve the take-up of ​statebenefits.
(Definition of take-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners 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 ​peoplestart 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 ​rightsissue 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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