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Origin of takeover
OTHER WORDS FROM takeoveran·ti·take·o·ver, adjective, noun
Words nearby takeover
Example sentences from the Web for takeover
They financed the Republican takeover of the New York State Senate.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools|Zephyr Teachout|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aside from the obvious “Senate takeover” headline, there were plenty of other side stories worth noting, as well.
The worst effect of a Republican takeover would be on the environment.
The biggest impact of a GOP takeover will be on appointments.
Within hours of completing their takeover of Sinjar, the Sayyida Zaynab mosque, a Shia holy site, was reportedly blown up.
What will justify such a volte-face and with what excuse can he repudiate the principles with which he justified his takeover?The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 4 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
Dimitrov and Kalarov returned from Moscow, where they had been in exile since 1925, to assist the new government in its takeover.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Until the Communist takeover in 1944, there had been two broad social classes in the country, an upper and a lower class.Area Handbook for Albania|Eugene K. Keefe
British Dictionary definitions for takeover
- the act of seizing or assuming power, control, etc
- (as modifier)takeover bid
Idioms and Phrases with takeover
Assume control, management, or possession of, as in The pilot told his copilot to take over the controls, or There's a secret bid to take over our company. [Late 1800s]