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Definition: Acquiree


Quick Summary of Acquiree

Company that becomes controlled by another.

What is the dictionary definition of Acquiree?

Dictionary Definition

1. Something that is to be acquired, especially a company that is the target of a takeover

Synonyms For Acquiree

target company, acquired, acquired company, acquired business, acquired firm

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Acquiree. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
January 29, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Acquiree. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 29, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Acquiree. Retrieved January 29, 2022
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Acquiree are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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