poison pill

poison pill


business : something that a company does to make itself less valuable or appealing in order to avoid being bought by another company

Full Definition of POISON PILL

:  a financial tactic or provision used by a company to make an unwanted takeover prohibitively expensive or less desirable

First Known Use of POISON PILL



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