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Definition of 'take over'

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What's the risk of robots taking over your job? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Despite that, back off and let those in charge take over. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You get taken over by your competitive nature. The Sun (2008)Troops have moved in and taken over one stretch of the safety zone. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We were interrupted but sometimes things take over. The Sun (2009)Similar action is being taken over mobile roaming charges. The Sun (2013)The temptation to step in and take over is strong. Steinberg, Laurence & Levine, Ann You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)Whether they got together or get taken over by a more diversified rival remains to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This boat thing can potentially take over our holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But it gets taken over by people who bang on about mindfulness and that sort of thing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Basically they just took over control. The Sun (2009)If problems persist, consider galvanising your fellow neighbours and taking over the management of the building. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yesterday masked armed men took over control of the city council building in Donetsk. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At no time should the mentor take over control of the other's life. Christianity Today (2000)When new management takes over a struggling business, it is common practice to announce disappointing financial results. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We opened in 1991 and went on to take over next door which we knocked through into one massive shop. The Sun (2014)They were quite quick, for example, to take over the new implements and pottery containers. Francis Pryor BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)That same year, he took over the management of his wife's singing career. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Lions haven't changed the patterns of their lives much, save where humans have moved in and taken over. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The chip did not become so popular until industry took over the jobs of washing, peeling, cutting and frying the potatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Once you're on the move the diesel takes over, but under hard acceleration for overtaking both power units work together for maximum performance. The Sun (2008)

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Translations for 'take over'

British English: take over /teɪk ˈəʊvə/ VERB
To take over something such as a company or country means to gain control of it.
The company has been taken over by a multinational corporation.
  • American English: take over
  • Arabic: يَتَوَلَّى
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tomar posse
  • Chinese: 接管
  • Croatian: preuzeti
  • Czech: převzít vedení
  • Danish: overtage
  • Dutch: overnemen
  • European Spanish: tomar el poder
  • Finnish: vallata
  • French: reprendre s’accaparer
  • German: übernehmen
  • Greek: αναλαμβάνω
  • Italian: rilevare
  • Japanese: 引き継ぐ
  • Korean: 인계받다
  • Norwegian: ta over
  • Polish: przejąć
  • European Portuguese: tomar posse
  • Romanian: a prelua
  • Russian: принимать руководство
  • Spanish: asumir
  • Swedish: ta över
  • Thai: เข้าควบคุม
  • Turkish: yönetimi ele almak
  • Ukrainian: поглинати
  • Vietnamese: tiếp quản

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