handover handover  /ˈhæn doʊ vər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) act of relinquishing property or authority etc

Usage(s):

  1. The June 30 handover may not change much in Iraq.
  2. But Deng Xiaoping insisted on full sovereignty, and the handover deal was struck in 1984.
  3. It has been 10 years since the handover, and Hong Kong sparkles.

News

  1. RBS Chief Executive Stephen Hester To Leave By Year-end

    British lender Royal Bank of Scotland Group announced Wednesday that Group Chief Executive Stephen Hester would step down later this year as the lender, in which the U.K. Government has an 81 percent stake, goes ahead with its privatization plan.Hester will continue to lead the business until the end of 2013 in order to ensure a smooth handover, unless a successor is named prior that.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: RTT News

  2. A new home for Handover, a reunion for James

    It's been an emotional few weeks for James Bryant. He lost and found his beloved dog "Handover," and in the process, found his long-lost daughter too.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

Quotes

  1. "I felt the timing was right to handover as the company is in a good position strategically......I've achieved what I set out to achieve when I took the position" Sarin said in a conference call.
    on May 27, 2008 By: Arun Sarin Source: CNNMoney.com

  2. "Having made that decision, which the board fully supports, we came to the conclusion that a six month handover would be more appropriate than 18 months," Sutherland said in statement.
    on Jan 12, 2007 By: Peter Sutherland Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "What will satisfy us is the closure of all PKK (rebel) camps, including their training facilities, and the handover of the terrorist leaders to us," Erdogan told reporters in televised comments.
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Reuters

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