an·​ti-take·​over ˌan-tē-ˈtāk-ˌō-vər How to pronounce anti-takeover (audio)
variants or antitakeover
: opposing, prohibiting, or restricting corporate takeovers
anti-takeover measures
an anti-takeover provision

Word History

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-takeover was in 1954

Dictionary Entries Near anti-takeover

Cite this Entry

“Anti-takeover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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