Associations to the word «Takeover»


TAKEOVER, noun. (economics) The purchase of one company by another; a merger without the formation of a new company, especially where some stakeholders in the purchased company oppose the purchase.
TAKEOVER, noun. (economics) (UK) The acquisition of a public company whose shares are listed on a stock exchange, in contrast to the acquisition of a private company.
TAKEOVER, noun. A time or event in which control or authority, especially over a facility is passed from one party to the next.
TAKEOVER BID, noun. (British) An attempt to buy a controlling share in a business.
TAKEOVER BIDS, noun. Plural of takeover bid

Dictionary definition

TAKEOVER, noun. A sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force.
TAKEOVER, noun. A change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation.

Wise words

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Stephen King