HyperDic: takeover

English > 2 senses of the word takeover:
NOUNacttakeover, coup d'etat, coup, putscha sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
acttakeovera change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
takeover > pronunciation
Soundstey'kow.ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > takeover: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force.
Synonymscoup d'etat, coup, putsch
InstancesRussian Revolution, October RevolutionThe coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
NarrowercountercoupA sudden and decisive overthrow of a government that gained power by a coup d'etat
Broadergroup actionaction taken by a group of people
Spanishalzamiento, golpe de estado, golpe, pronunciamiento, putsh
Catalancop d'estat
Verbstake overseize and take control without authority and possibly with force
English > takeover: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation.
Narrowerfriendly takeoverA takeover that is welcomed by the management of the target company
hostile takeoverA takeover that is resisted by the management of the target company
Broaderbuyoutacquisition of a company by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock
Spanishoferta pública de adquisición, toma de control
Catalanoferta publica d'adquisicio
Verbstake overtake over ownership of

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