What does safe harbor mean?

Definitions for safe harbor

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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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of safe harbor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of safe harbor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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