Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 16:07

golden handcuffs

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NounEdit

golden handcuffs (plural only)

  1. (idiomatic) Any arrangement or agreement designed to provide extremely favorable benefits or pay, so as to discourage a participant from wanting to leave it, especially to retain a choice employee.
    The stock plan really served as golden handcuffs for the executives.

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