poison pill

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the target company defends itself by making its stock less attractive to an acquirer

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He said factors affecting them include death from snares and poison put down for other creatures, as well as a lack of suitable woodland ( pine martens are great tree climbers.
Tell us about your garden: The garden had been "let go" when my late father was ill and he'd had a lot of poison put onto the soil to kill the weeds.
Also released were samples of the "antidote" spat out by employees and leftover poison put into a soy-sauce bottle.
There is central heating all year round and the only real hazards are boxes of rat poison put down from time to time in a bid to get rid of them.