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English definition of “handover”

handover

noun [U]     /ˈhæn.dəʊ.vər/ US  /-doʊ.vɚ/
the giving of control of or responsibility for something to someone else: The United Nations is to supervise the handover of the prisoners of war. → See also handsth overPromoting, demoting and transferring staff
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