buyback

noun buy·back \ ˈbī-ˌbak \
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of buyback

: the act or an instance of buying something back; especially : the repurchase by a corporation of shares of its own common stock on the open market

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1954

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buyback

noun buy·back \ ˈbī-ˌbak \

legal Definition of buyback

: an act or instance of buying something back; especially : the repurchase by a corporation of shares of its own common stock on the open market

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