What is Takeover ?

Takeover is (noun) 1. the buying of a controlling interest in a business by buying more than 50% of the shares The takeover may mean that a lot of people will lose their jobs. to make a takeover bid for a company to offer to buy most of the shares in a company 2. occupying a country and removing the government Many people were killed during the military takeover.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level