porcupine provisions

pl n

finance provisions, such as poison pills or staggered directorships, made in the bylaws of a company to deter takeover bidsAlso called: shark repellents

Nearby words

  1. porcino,
  2. porcupine,
  3. porcupine anteater,
  4. porcupine fish,
  5. porcupine grass,
  6. porcupine river,
  7. porcupinefish,
  8. pore,
  9. pore fungus,
  10. porencephalia

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