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Definition of the noun takings

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noun

  1. the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • synonyms of takings: issue / payoff / proceeds / return / take / yield
    • more generic word: income = the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
    • more specific terms:
      • economic rent / rent = the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
      • payback = financial return or reward

Alternative definition of the noun takings

noun

  1. The cash or money received (taken) by a shop or other business; receipts.

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Google previewThe Highways of the Nation; Being a Statement of the Claims of Railways Upon the Government (1858)

The injustice of thus burthening railways to a greater extent than other commercial und "takings is the more apparent, as the former bring fewer charges against the rates, and certainly tend more than anything else to promote the wealth of the ...

Google previewOptional Law (2010)

The Structure of Legal Entitlements by Ian Ayres

Increasing the damages for successive reciprocal takings is the natural ...

Google previewCases, Materials, and Problems in Property (2010)

by Richard H. Chused

The trouble with economic development takings is that private benefit and incidental public benefit are, by definition, merged and mutually reinforcing. In this case, for example, any boon ...

Google previewConstitutional Law: Structure and Rights in Our Federal System (2010)

by William C. Banks, Rodney Smolla

The trouble with economic development takings is that private benefit and incidental public benefit are, by definition, [806/807]merged and mutually reinforcing. In this case, for example, any boon for Pfizer or the plan's developer is difficult to ...

Google previewAmerican Constitutional Law (2014)

by Otis Stephens, Jr., John Scheb, II, Colin Glennon

The trouble with economic development takings is that private benefit and incidental public benefit are, by definition, merged and mutually reinforcing. In this case, for example, ...

Google previewUnderstanding the Constitution (2011)

by Constantinos E. Scaros

The trouble with economic development takings is that private benefit and incidental public benefit are, by definition, merged and mutually reinforcing.

Google previewAmerican Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Liberties (2011)

by Otis H. Stephens, Jr., John M. Scheb, II

The trouble with economic development takings is that private benefit and incidental public benefit are, by definition, merged and mutually reinforcing. In this case, for example, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (2015)

by David Schultz, John R. Vile

The Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that the government cannot take private property for public use without paying the property owner “just compensation.” One of the many complaints the revolting ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Libertarianism (2008)

by Ronald Hamowy

DOMAIN/TAKINGS. Eminent domain refers to the legal power of a government or a private entity to which government has delegated this power to forcibly take private property from its owners. Under American law, the government's power to ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics (2014)

by John Barry, E. Gene Frankland

Takings doctrine in Anglo-American law is the concept that the government's power to `take' private property is constrained by the law. Eminent domain allows government bodies to seize privately held land for public purposes, but only if there ...

Google previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard

TAKING (TAKINGS OR TAKING OF PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHOUT JUST COMPENSATION) A government acquisition or control of land requiring compensation to its owner. See also: USE, USE OF PROPERTY, PUBLIC USE; PROPERTY, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interest Groups and Lobbyists in the United States (2015)

by Immanuel Ness

Takings legislation is designed to block the ability of regulators charged with enforcing environmental laws from requiring that owners of private property comply with the regulations. There are two types of such legislation. Compensation bills ...

Google previewPolitical Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions (2008)

by Donald P. Haider-Markel

Interest groups in many states have agitated for constitutional amendments or laws to define regulatory takings broadly, so as to require compensation more often. One success occurred ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2008)

by Robert W. Kolb

The decision left open whether “partial takings” should also be compensable. In the wake of Lucas, a movement to require government to pay for “regulatory takings” has achieved some traction in the United States. A broad range of economic ...

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Takings Meaning

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The ""takings"" clause of the Fifth Amendment is for conservatives what the equal protection clause of the 14th is for liberals. (Michael Kinsley)
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Scrabble value of T1A1K5I1N1G2S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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