Definition of “uptake” - English Dictionary

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“uptake” in British English

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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 their growth stage exhibit an increased uptake of nutrients.

the rate or act of accepting something:

There is a 90 percent uptake of vaccination in this country.
Uptake of places on the training course has been disappointing.

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