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taken

[ tey-kuhn ]
/ ˈteɪ kən /
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verb

past participle of take.
Nonstandard. a simple past tense of take.

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Idioms for taken

    taken with, charmed or captivated by: He was quite taken with your niece.
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British Dictionary definitions for taken

taken
/ (ˈteɪkən) /

verb

the past participle of take 1

adjective

(postpositive foll by with) enthusiastically impressed (by); infatuated (with)
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