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takeover Line breaks: take|over
Pronunciation: /ˈteɪkəʊvə/

Definition of takeover in English:


An act of assuming control of something, especially the buying out of one company by another: they sought a controlling interest rather than a takeover [mass noun]: a company threatened with takeover [as modifier]: a takeover bid
More example sentences
  • As the company suffers from such a low valuation, it could also be a target for a takeover.
  • Two weeks ago the group in a terse statement said it was in talks that may lead to a takeover of the company.
  • Our company has gone through a restructure and a takeover, which means job cuts and relocation.
gaining of control, change of ownership, purchase, acquisition, buying;
buyout, coup, merger, amalgamation, incorporation, combination

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