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handover

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈhændəʊvər/ US   /-doʊvɚ/ MANAGEMENT
the act of giving responsibility for something to another person, or the period during which this happens: Company executives expect the handover to be relatively swift, with Norris taking over the chairman's role within weeks.handover of sth The handover of power is not going to happen before a general election. an orderly/smooth handover Now, after a handover period, he is leaving the board completely.
Translations of “handover”
in Chinese (Traditional) (控制權或責任的)移交…
in Chinese (Simplified) (控制权或责任的)移交…
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