takeover bid

noun

Definition of takeover bid

: an attempt by someone to gain control of the company by buying most of its stock The company is facing a takeover bid.

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“Takeover bid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/takeover%20bid. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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