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v. to gain or obtain possession, including the receipt of a legacy from an estate, getting title to real property, or stealing an object.

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TAKE. This is a technical expression which signifies to be entitled to; as, a devisee will take under the will. To take also signifies to seize, as to take and carry away.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Maximum relief shall be provided to farmers after which Pakistan Kissan Ittehad took back its call of protest being launched on 1st of July in the whole Province.
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ALEX Salmond's SNP juggernaut rolled into a ditch yesterday as Labour took back control of Scotland's biggest cities.
Australian Mark Webber took back the Formula One championship lead from Lewis Hamilton after grabbing victory in a Hungarian Grand Prix that Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel had been favourite to win.
UBS SOLD another group of San Francisco-area apartment communities it took back in lieu of foreclosure from the troubled Lembi Group.
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Ashraf Zaki the Head of the Egyptian Art Association took back his resignation which he had presented to the organization board after protests were held by actors and artist in order to keep him as the Head of the Association