Definitions for takeoverˈteɪkˌoʊ vər

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  1. coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover(noun)

    a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

  2. takeover(noun)

    a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation

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  1. takeover(Noun)

    The purchase of one company by another; a merger without the formation of a new company

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  1. Takeover

    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.

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