- n a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
- n a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
- A takeover bid from the second-largest foodmaker has confectioners Cadbury acting coy.
- He failed because he underestimated the political opposition to a takeover of VW and ended up saddling Porsche with $13 billion in debt.
- From silent vampires to animated murders, from sharks that won't die to a love story set amid a zombie takeover, more than a century's worth of big-screen scares.
- Neelie Kroes in PC Advisor
As if shoving a trillion-dollar government takeover of healthcare down the throat of a disapproving American public wasn't enough, apparently the Obama administration intends to arrogantly circumvent the American people yet again by... Mitch McConnell http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_McConnell&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEZA1ca3PJ7nNpSJFQIuI8CQ4eMWw Los Angeles Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-obama-recess-appointment-20100707,0,7588388.story&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQsqwgnhJjKcbsQYXi1UmLeX8USQ Jul 6, 2010
97929 129889 takeover Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes said the Commission's job in the extended investigation is to ensure that customers would not face reduced choice or higher prices as a result of this takeover".
- Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in International Herald Tribune
We believe democracy alone can save Pakistan from disintegration and a militant takeover,Bhutto told reporters in her Karachi home a day after her return from eight years in exile.