takings

plural noun
tak·ings | \ˈtā-kiŋz \

Definition of takings 

chiefly British

: receipts especially of money

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Rob Wainwright, head of Europol, Europe’s police agency, has estimated that 3-4% of the continent’s annual criminal takings, or £3bn-4bn ($4.2bn-5.6bn), are crypto-laundered. The Economist, "Crypto money-laundering," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of takings

circa 1593, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of takings was circa 1593

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takings

noun

English Language Learners Definition of takings

: the amount of money that is earned

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