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uptakenoun [S or U]

uk   /ˈʌp.teɪk/  us   /ˈʌp.teɪk/
specialized biology the ​rate or ​act of taking something in: Plants in ​theirgrowthstageexhibit an ​increased uptake ofnutrients.
the ​rate or ​act of ​accepting something: There is a 90 ​percent uptake ofvaccination in this ​country. Uptake ofplaces on the ​trainingcourse has been ​disappointing.
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