hostile takeover

Definition of hostile takeover

  1. :  an attempt to buy a company when the people who own the company do not want to sell it

Word by Word Definitions

hostileplay
  1. :  of or relating to an enemy

    :  marked by malevolence :  having or showing unfriendly feelings

    :  openly opposed or resisting

takeoverplay
  1. :  the action or an act of taking over


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