buyout

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noun buy·out \ˈbī-ˌau̇t\

Definition of buyout

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of buying out

  2. 2 :  a financial incentive offered to an employee in exchange for an early retirement or voluntary resignation

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First Known Use of buyout

1907


BUYOUT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of buyout for English Language Learners

  • : the act of gaining control of a company by buying the parts of it you do not own


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buyout

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noun buy·out \ˈbī-ˌau̇t\

Legal Definition of buyout

  1. :  an act or instance of buying out





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