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take·o·ver

also take-o·ver  (tāk′ō′vər)
n.
1. The act or an instance of assuming control or management of or responsibility for something, especially the seizure of power, as in a nation, political organization, or corporation.
2. The performing of an action or a play in a game again after the first performance has been discounted or is under dispute.

take′o′ver adj.

take•o•ver

(ˈteɪkˌoʊ 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.
[1940–45]

takeover

When one company takes control over another company by buying more than 50% of its shares. This gives it a majority of votes in the election of corporate officers or on corporate policy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.takeover - a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by forcetakeover - a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
group action - action taken by a group of people
countercoup - a sudden and decisive overthrow of a government that gained power by a coup d'etat
2.takeover - a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
buyout - acquisition of a company by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock
hostile takeover - a takeover that is resisted by the management of the target company
friendly takeover - a takeover that is welcomed by the management of the target company

takeover

noun merger, coup, change of leadership, incorporation the proposed takeover of the company
Translations
převzetí
overtagelse
yritysvaltaus
preuzimanje
企業買収
인수
uppköp
การครอบครอง
sự tiếp quản

takeover

[ˈteɪkˌəʊvəʳ]
A. N
1. (Comm) [of company] → adquisición f, compra f
2. (Pol) [of new government] → toma f de posesión; [of new premier] → entrada f en funciones
3. (Mil) (= coup) → toma f del poder
military takeovergolpe m de estado
B. CPD takeover bid Noferta f pública de adquisición (de acciones), OPA f

takeover

[ˈteɪkəʊvər] n
(COMMERCE) [company] → rachat m
(= coup) → coup m d'Étattakeover bid noffre f publique d'achat, OPA f

takeover

[ˈteɪkˌəʊvəʳ] n (Comm) → assorbimento

takeover

اِسْتِلام převzetí overtagelse Übernahme ανάληψη absorción yritysvaltaus rachat preuzimanje acquisizione 企業買収 인수 overname overtakelse przejęcie aquisição de controle, aquisição de controlo переход руководства uppköp การครอบครอง devralma sự tiếp quản 接管
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