\tˈe͡ɪkən ˈʌp], \tˈeɪkən ˈʌp], \t_ˈeɪ_k_ə_n ˈʌ_p]\
Definitions of TAKEN UP
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having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something; "became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle"; "was absolutely obsessed with the girl"; "got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children"; "he was taken up in worry for the old woman"
By Princeton University
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- Predetermined sets of questions used collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.