Definition of takeover in English:

takeover

Line breaks: take|over
Pronunciation: /ˈteɪkəʊvə
 
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noun

  • 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.
    Synonyms
    gaining of control, change of ownership, purchase, acquisition, buying; buyout, coup, merger, amalgamation, incorporation, combination

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