Definition of takeover
: the action or an act of taking over
Examples of takeover in a sentence
The government experienced a military takeover in 2002.
<the new government's high-handed takeover of private industries>
First Known Use of takeover
TAKEOVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of takeover for English Language Learners
: an occurrence in which a person, company, etc., takes control of something
Legal Definition of takeover
: the acquisition of control or possession (as of a corporation) <a hostile takeover>
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