[ US /ˈteɪkɪŋz/ ]
[ UK /tˈe‍ɪkɪŋz/ ]
  1. the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    the average return was about 5%
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How To Use takings In A Sentence

  • The regulator said the proposed undertakings also rely on third parties completing certain actions, and involve complex and long-term behavioural obligations that present risks, creating uncertainty that IOOF could become an effective competitor to the combined NAB-AXA. NAB's Bid for AXA Asia Dealt a Blow
  • How could he equate the presence of the `Night Watch" to the door takings ? ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH'
  • It is debatable how far the certificate affected the film's box office takings.
  • All takings from the gate will go to Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin.
  • After many years in the doldrums, cinema groups are reporting a massive increase in takings, as crowds flock back to the big screen.
  • With hardly a credible debate on the rationale and justification of rapid disinvestment, some of the most profitable or strategically important public sector undertakings are being privatised.
  • Last year, outgoings exceeded takings by £180,000.
  • I hope it does because next Sunday is the Whitsun collection for the Curate and I don't want to lose any of those precious takings. GOODBYE CURATE
  • By 10 am the main activity in the market is over and porters lean exhausted against their trolleys, counting their day's takings, and charging their energy for the following morning's business.
  • Once they find takings dwindling they will be off and away to pastures new and local traders will not be able to afford the high rents and rates, so lots of empty shops.
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