change of leadership, coup, incorporation, merger
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takeover ( takeovers plural )
1 n-count A takeover is the act of gaining control of a company by buying more of its shares than anyone else. (BUSINESS)
...the government's takeover of the Bank of New England Corporation.
2 n-count A takeover is the act of taking control of a country, political party, or movement by force.
usu with supp
There's been a military takeover of some kind.
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