Definitions for safe harbor

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word safe harbor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. safe harbor(noun)

    the target company defends itself by acquiring a company so onerously regulated that it makes the target less attractive

    "the acquisition gave the company a safe harbor"


  1. safe harbor(Noun)

    A safe haven.

  2. safe harbor(Noun)

    A statutory, regulatory, or contractual provision that provides protection, usually from a penalty or liability.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bryant McGill:

    Respect is the lifeblood of progress, and the safe harbor of humanity’s great aspirations.

  2. Amy Klobuchar:

    To criminally prosecute a child not old enough to go to the school prom makes no sense, you get much more cooperation from a victim if you give them a safe harbor, a place to live, job training, an education.

  3. Mark Twain:

    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.


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