Definition of takeover in English:


Syllabification: take·o·ver
Pronunciation: /ˈtākˌōvər


An act of assuming control of something, especially the buying out of one company by another.
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.
buyout, merger, amalgamation;
purchase, acquisition

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