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poison pill n: a financial tactic or provision used by a company to make an unwanted takeover prohibitively expensive or less desirable
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.