Meaning of takeover

take•o•ver

Pronunciation: (tāk'ō"vur), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of seizing, appropriating, or arrogating authority, control, management, etc.
  2. an aquisition or gaining control of a corporation through the purchase or exchange of stock.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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