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Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The bearing capacity of a pile is defined as the load which can be sustained by the pile without producing excessive settlement

B. The safe bearing capacity of a pile is obtained by dividing the ultimate bearing capacity with a suitable factor of safety

C. The factor of safety for piles is taken as 6

D. All the above

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