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  • v. (idiomatic) to purchase the entire stock or extent of something
  • v. to purchase the ownership of a company

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. to take over ownership of; -- of corporations and companies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. take over ownership of; of corporations and companies

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