taking

taking/ ˈteɪ kɪŋ /

noun
the act of a person or thing that takes.
the state of being taken.
something that is taken.
an action by the federal government, as a regulatory ruling, that imposes a restriction on the use of private property for which the owner must be compensated.

adjective
captivating, winning, or pleasing.
Archaic. infectious or contagious.

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