asset-stripping

noun

Definition of asset-stripping

chiefly British
: the practice of buying a company that is not successful at a low price and then selling its property (such as buildings or land) to make a profit

Learn More About asset-stripping

Dictionary Entries Near asset-stripping

assets in hand

asset-stripping

assever

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for asset-stripping

Cite this Entry

“Asset-stripping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asset-stripping. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!