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take up

  • v  pursue or resume
  • v  adopt
  • v  turn one's interest to
  • v  take up time or space
  • v  begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job
  • v  take up and practice as one's own
  • v  occupy or take on
  • v  take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
  • v  take out or up with or as if with a scoop
  • v  accept
  • v  take in, also metaphorically
  • v  take up as if with a sponge
  • v  return to a previous location or condition
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  • Senate to take up state budget today
    A day after Democrats in the Assembly shocked Republicans by offering no opposition to the state budget, the Senate will take up the spending plan.
    June 20, 2013 - TMJ4 Milwaukee

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