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the buying of something that one previously sold.
any arrangement to take back something as a condition of a sale, as by a supplier who agrees to purchase its customer's goods.
. a repurchase by a company of its own stock in the open market, as for investment purposes or for use in future corporate acquisitions.
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noun use of the verb phrase
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) the repurchase by a company of some or all of its shares from an investor, who acquired them by putting venture capital into the company when it was formed
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