hand|o|ver [ˈhændəuvə US -ouvər] n [singular]
1.) the act of giving someone else control of a place or business
The president will remain in office until the official handover in April.
handover of
United Nations troops will be in the country to ensure a smooth handover of power .
the handover of the business
handover to
The handover to civilian government has been delayed.
2.) the act of giving something to someone
handover of
They demanded the immediate handover of all relevant documents.
hand over athand2

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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