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The handover period gives the new dean a chance to find his feet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Rose would then stay on for a short handover period. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rose plans to stay on for a handover period while a successor is found as chairman. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The pair will use the handover period to try to persuade the new owners to appoint Pearson. Times, Sunday Times (2016)News in June of his retirement kicked off a long handover period. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All three bidders are proposing a two-year handover period to deal with complex technical issues. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The muddled handover of power to the Afghan army is a symptom of the muddled thinking. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Q&A When does the handover of power take place? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Moreover, a sensitive power handover that took place last month appears to have been completed smoothly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yesterday's handover was smooth and dignified. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was to be a leadership contest and a smooth handover probably to Brown. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Games chiefs yesterday announced a spectacular day of festivities for the official handover from China. The Sun (2008)But the appointment of a vice-president for the first time was seen by some as the first step in a handover of power. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And it's not Labour that wants to perform a similar handover of power this time round. Times, Sunday Times (2010)American forces, viewed for years with much hostility, are perceived in a different light since the handover of control last month. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Next year's elections should be the first in Nigerian history to bring about a handover of power from one civilian president to another. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It would see a handover of power to Brussels and new restrictions on UK workers. The Sun (2007)Page suggested that, depending on whether his successor was from inside or outside the company, the job might not last beyond a suitable handover period. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a familiar narrative, but one that seems worth retelling; each story about the handover of power will presumably engage us in a different way. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: handover NOUN
The handover of something is when possession or control of it is given by one person or group of people to another.
He said they would attach conditions to the handover of the base.
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