anti-takeover

adjective
an·​ti-take·​over | \ ˌan-tē-ˈtāk-ˌō-vər How to pronounce anti-takeover (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antitakeover

Definition of anti-takeover

: opposing, prohibiting, or restricting corporate takeovers anti-takeover measures an anti-takeover provision

First Known Use of anti-takeover

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-takeover.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-takeover. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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