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Pac-Man defense

[pak-man] /ˈpækˌmæn/
noun
1.
a defensive tactic against a hostile takeover in which the targeted company makes its own bid to take over the hostile firm.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85; after Pac-Man, a character in a video game that devours its attackers
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