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Related to taking: Taking Care of Business, taking shape, taking place
1. Capturing interest; fetching: a taking smile.
2. Contagious; catching. Used of an infectious disease.
1. The act of one that takes.
2. Something taken, as a catch of fish.
3. Law An action by a government, especially under the power of eminent domain, that deprives a private owner of real property or of the use and enjoyment of that property.
4. takings Informal Receipts, especially of money.
1. charming, fascinating, or intriguing
2. informal infectious; catching
3. something taken
4. (Commerce) (plural) receipts; the income earned, taken, or received by a shop, business, etc
1. the act of a person or thing that takes.
2. an action by the federal government, as a regulatory ruling, that imposes a restriction on the use of private property for which the owner must be compensated.
3. takings, money earned or gained.adj.
4. captivating; pleasing: taking ways.
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|Noun||1.||taking - the act of someone who picks up or takes something; "the pickings were easy"; "clothing could be had for the taking"|
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
|Adj.||1.||taking - very attractive; capturing interest; "a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"|
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"
it’s yours for the taking → das können Sie (umsonst) haben
takings pl (Comm) → Einnahmen pl
n → Wegnahme f
n → Übernahme f