hostile takeover


noun Business.

a takeover that is not approved by the management of the corporation being acquired or that is accomplished through the secret purchase of stock.

Nearby words

  1. hostess gown,
  2. hostie,
  3. hostile,
  4. hostile fire,
  5. hostile sexism,
  6. hostile witness,
  7. hostilely,
  8. hostilities,
  9. hostility,
  10. hostler

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