anti-takeover

adjective
an·​ti-take·​over | \ ˌan-tē-ˈtāk-ˌō-vər How to pronounce anti-takeover (audio) , ˌan-tī-\
variants: or antitakeover

Definition of anti-takeover

: opposing, prohibiting, or restricting corporate takeovers anti-takeover measures an anti-takeover provision

First Known Use of anti-takeover

1959, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about anti-takeover

Statistics for anti-takeover

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for anti-takeover

The first known use of anti-takeover was in 1959

See more words from the same year

Comments on anti-takeover

What made you want to look up anti-takeover? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

highly pertinent or appropriate

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!