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repo

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[ ree-poh ]
/ ˈri poʊ /
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noun, plural re·pos.
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Origin of repo

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First recorded in 1960–65; rep(urchase) + -o

Other definitions for repo (2 of 2)

repo2
[ ree-poh ]
/ ˈri poʊ /

noun, plural re·pos.Informal.
repossessed property, especially a government-financed dwelling repossessed by the government and offered for resale.

Origin of repo

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By shortening of repossess; see -o
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How to use repo in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for repo

repo
/ (ˈriːpəʊ) /

noun informal
repurchase agreement
  1. repossession of property
  2. (as modifier)a repo car
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