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  ( 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   (=coup)  
There's been a military takeover of some kind.     

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