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handovers

noun
plural of handover

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the usually forced yielding of one's person or possessions to the control of another
  • though the handover of my wallet was painful, it was better than getting shot by some trigger-happy punk

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“Handovers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/handovers. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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