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taker

noun [C, usually plural]
 
 
/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.
→  See also order taker , price taker , risk taker
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