noun \ˈtāk-ˌō-vər\

: an occurrence in which a person, company, etc., takes control of something

Full Definition of TAKEOVER

:  the action or an act of taking over

Examples of TAKEOVER

  1. The government experienced a military takeover in 2002.
  2. <the new government's high-handed takeover of private industries>

First Known Use of TAKEOVER

circa 1917


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