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repurchase

[ ree-pur-chuhs ]
/ riˈpɜr tʃəs /
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verb (used with object), re·pur·chased, re·pur·chas·ing.

to buy again; regain by purchase.

noun

the act of repurchasing.

adjective

of or relating to repurchase: a repurchase contract.

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Origin of repurchase

First recorded in 1585–95; re- + purchase

OTHER WORDS FROM repurchase

re·pur·chas·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for repurchase

repurchase
/ (riːˈpɜːtʃɪs) /

verb (tr)

to buy back or buy again goods, securities, assets, etc

noun

an act or instance of repurchasing
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