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takeover code

noun [S] ( also Takeover Code)
 
 
FINANCE, GOVERNMENT in the UK, a set of rules that a company that wants to take control of another company must follow: Under the official takeover code, yesterday was the deadline for any higher offer. His offer breached the Takeover Code.
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