asset-stripping

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asset-stripping
 
n
commerce the practice of taking over a failing company at a low price and then selling the assets piecemeal before closing the company down
 
'asset-stripper
 
n

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Main Entry:  asset-stripping
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the practice of buying a failing company,then selling its assets for a profit
Example:  Asset-stripping involves selling successful parts of a company such as brand names to make a profit.
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