from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An act of buying something that one previously sold or owned.
  • n. The repurchase of stock by the company that issued it, as to reduce holdings of a single investor or increase the value of shares by reducing their number.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The repurchase of something previously sold, especially of stock by the company that issued it.
  • n. A government purchase scheme intended to achieve a specific goal such as habitat protection or a reduction in firearm numbers.
  • n. A free drink given to a patron by a bartender.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of purchasing back something previously sold


buy +‎ back (Wiktionary)



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