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takings 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. return: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
  2. Eminent domain (United States), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia) or expropriation (South Africa and Canada) is the inherent power of the state to seize a citizen's private property, expropriate property, or seize a citizen' ...
  3. The cash or money received (taken) by a shop or other business; receipts
  4. a shorthand way to refer to government regulations which the courts decide are unconstitutional because they violate the takings clause of the Constitution which states that the government will not take private property without "just compensation."