[ UK /tˈe‍ɪkə‍ʊvɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈteɪˌkoʊvɝ/ ]
  1. a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
  2. a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
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How To Use takeover In A Sentence

  • Some were members of Turkey's elite military class known as "pashas," a title of respect harking back to Ottoman military commanders Monday for allegedly planning to blow up mosques in order to trigger a military takeover and overthrow the WN.com - Photown News
  • There are other constraints on the firm's capital, however, most importantly perhaps, the takeover constraint.
  • Since the takeover bid started the loss on any given day has varied from close to €1 to €1.30.
  • The deadline for acceptance of the offer is Thursday afternoon, but both sides have claimed they have the upper hand in a takeover battle which is becoming increasingly bitter.
  • Possibly in a bid to allay fears that nationalism and protectionism were driving the agenda--though it's hard to wonder how they couldn't in a country whose motto translates as "we wish to remain what we are"--a Luxembourg minister said on Tuesday that the takeover law, which it plans to enact in May, was in no way aimed at creating impediments to Mittal's play for Arcelor. Luxembourg Minister: We're Not Trying To Stop Mittal
  • Not a fraudulent posturing designed to once again coverup a corporate takeover of a regions sole method of funding their growth as a country or region. Think Progress » A Progressive Exit Strategy
  • in periods of high merger activity there is a bandwagon effect with more and more firms seeking to engage in takeover activity
  • Over one million landless peasants are fighting for land rights and against a military takeover in the largest province of Punjab.
  • Thornbury has announced a takeover bid of a regional TV company.
  • The rise in the Tonka bond was helped by a takeover bid from another toymaker, Hasbro.
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