What does Takeover mean?

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  1. coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeovernoun

    a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

  2. takeovernoun

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


  1. takeovernoun

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


  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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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Takeover in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Takeover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Takeover in a Sentence

  1. Sparky Sparkman:

    This is a hostile takeover, an attempt at a hostile takeover, and if anyone here doesn't think what's going on out there is hostile, just ride up and down the street.

  2. Alexander Garfner:

    If we look at the law, then there is no basis for this it's simply a takeover.

  3. Daniel Slater:

    With its cash generative assets and strong balance sheet Genel could be an attractive merger/takeover target for a partner.

  4. Chief Executive Stephen Young:

    We've been a really, really strong takeover target now for the thirteen years I've been at Meggitt, lots of people want to be aerospace, lots of people want to have strong aftermarket positions. It's no surprise that the odd rumour pops up.

  5. Hariolf Kottman:

    Since I'm the CEO of the company there was not one meeting, (not one) discussion with another company to discuss a real serious takeover, a merger or something like this.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. epidemic
    • B. eminent
    • C. tacky
    • D. elusive

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