shark repellent

noun

Definition of shark repellent

: any of various measures that a company uses to fend off unwanted takeover attempts

First Known Use of shark repellent

1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Shark repellent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shark%20repellent. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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shark repellent

noun
shark re·​pel·​lent | \ -ri-ˈpe-lənt \

Legal Definition of shark repellent

: any measure taken by a corporation to discourage a hostile takeover attempt

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