or buy-back

[ bahy-bak ]
/ ˈbaɪˌbæk /


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.

Nearby words

  1. buy-back,
  2. buy-down,
  3. buy-in,
  4. buy-out,
  5. buy-to-let,
  6. buyer,
  7. buyer's market,
  8. buyer's remorse,
  9. buyers' inflation,
  10. buyers' market

Origin of buyback

First recorded in 1960–65; noun use of the verb phrase buy back Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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