- a plan under which a company's capital stock is acquired by its employees or workers.
Origin of ESOP
1970–75; e(mployee) s(tock) o(wnership) p(lan)
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Examples from the Web for esop
In 1480 Esop and Theocritus appeared, with no publisher's name.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)
John Addington Symonds
Zenas, the overseer, is rebuked by Esop for beating a slave.
When there is a knock at the door Esop shouts: “What does the dog shake?”
But Mr. Esop, the moment he heard the name, drew back with an air that was quite chilling and businesslike.
This troubled Mr. Esop, who, though an excellent man, was inclined to be jealous.