takeover

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noun take·over \ˈtāk-ˌō-vər\

Definition of takeover

  1. :  the action or an act of taking over

Examples of takeover in a sentence

  1. The government experienced a military takeover in 2002.

  2. <the new government's high-handed takeover of private industries>

1910

First Known Use of takeover

1910


TAKEOVER Defined for English Language Learners

takeover

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noun take·over \ˈtāk-ˌō-vər\

Definition of takeover for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

takeover

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noun take·over \ˈtāk-ˌō-vər\

Legal Definition of takeover

  1. :  the acquisition of control or possession (as of a corporation) <a hostile takeover>




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