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buyout

[bahy-out]
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noun
  1. an act or instance of buying out, especially of buying all or a controlling percentage of the shares in a company.

Origin of buyout

First recorded in 1970–75
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  • Assume that your boys want, say, 30 times gross annual revenue for a buyout.

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    Cory Doctorow


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