Definitions for takeoverˈteɪkˌoʊ vər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

take•o•verˈteɪkˌoʊ vər(n.)

  1. the act of seizing or appropriating authority or control.

  2. the acquisition of a corporation through the purchase or exchange of stock.

    Category: Business

Origin of takeover:

1940–45

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. takeover(Noun)

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

Freebase

  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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'takeover' in Nouns Frequency: #2361

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