takeover
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (commerce)
a. la absorción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our company's takeover of our smaller competitor saved them from bankruptcy.La absorción de nuestro competidor por parte de nuestra empresa los rescató de la quiebra.
b. la adquisición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The target company fought the hostile takeover every step of the way.La empresa objetivo luchó contra la adquisición hostil hasta el final.
c. la compra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our CEO raised enough funds to avoid the takeover of our company.Nuestro director general recaudó suficientes fondos para evitar la compra de nuestra empresa.
2. (politics)
a. la toma del poder
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was nothing we could do to avoid the fascists' takeover of the government.No hubo nada que pudiéramos hacer para evitar la toma del poder del gobierno por parte de los fascistas.
b. el golpe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Since the army's presence has increased, people have been fearing a military takeover.Puesto que aumentó la presencia del ejército, la población vive con temor de un golpe militar.
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takeover
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (commerce)
a. la absorción f, adquisición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of company)
takeover bidoferta pública de adquisición (de acciones), OPA f
2. (politics)
a. la ocupación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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takeover [ˈteɪkˌəʊvəʳ]
noun
1 (Comm) [of company] adquisición (f); compra (f)
the takeover of company A by company Z in practice, hostile takeovers are rare
2 (Pol) [of new government] toma (f) de posesión; [of new premier] entrada (f) en funciones
3 (Mil) (coup) toma (f) del poder
against the liberal takeover of the women's liberation movement Madrid's politics could soon be ripe for a takeover by Catalans
military takeover golpe (m) de estado
modifier
takeover bid (n) oferta (f) pública de adquisición (de acciones); OPA (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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