Definitions for takeoverˈteɪkˌoʊ vər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of seizing or appropriating authority or control.
the acquisition of a corporation through the purchase or exchange of stock.
Origin of takeover:
coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover(noun)
a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
The purchase of one company by another; a merger without the formation of a new company
In business, a takeover is the purchase of one company by another. In the UK, the term refers to the acquisition of a public company whose shares are listed on a stock exchange, in contrast to the acquisition of a private company.
British National Corpus
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