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buyback

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[ bahy-bak ]
/ ˈbaɪˌbæk /
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noun
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.
Also called stock buyback. 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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Origin of buyback

First recorded in1960–65; noun use of the verb phrase buy back
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British Dictionary definitions for buyback

buy-back
/ (ˈbaɪˌbæk) /

noun
commerce 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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