take over

Definitions

General English

  • phrasal verb to buy a business by buying most of its shares

Accounting

  • phrasal verb to start to do something in place of someone else

Media Studies

Politics

  • verb to take control of something such as a factory or organisation
  • verb to start to do a job in place of someone else

Publishing

  • verb to move text from the end of one line to the beginning of the next line or from the bottom of one page to the top of the next page.
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