- the act of relinquishing property, authority, etc.: a handover of occupied territory.
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Contemporary Examples of handover
The handover was peaceful and happened in eastern Afghanistan along the border, according to a senior U.S. Defense official.Here are the Taliban Terrorists Obama Released to Free POW Bowe Bergdahl
Eli Lake, Josh Rogin
May 31, 2014
Their seed money came from a smuggling operation that they ran prior to the 1997 handover of Hong Kong from the UK to China.Inside China's Underground Black Market Banks
February 26, 2014
A spokesman for the ICC said it had received no information about a handover to Libyan authorities in Tripoli.What Does Gaddafi’s Ex-Spy Chief Know About Lockerbie?
September 6, 2012
The case has split the top leadership of the Communist party, and has cast a shadow over the handover.Will Gu Kailai Get the Death Penalty?
July 27, 2012
The Brits refer to this transaction as “the handover;” the Chinese call it “the return.”Gal With a Suitcase
January 16, 2010
Historical Examples of handover
Thoroughly well-meaning, Mrs. Handover was the most incompetent of housewives.The Whirlpool