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adjective re·po \ˈrē-ˌpō\

Definition of repo

  1. :  of, relating to, or being in the business of repossessing property (such as a car) from buyers who have defaulted on payments <a repo company>

Origin and Etymology of repo

short for repossession


First Known Use: 1954


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repo

noun re·po

Definition of repo

plural

repos

Origin and Etymology of repo

by shortening & alteration


First Known Use: 1956


REPO Defined for English Language Learners

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repo

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adjective re·po \ˈrē-ˌpō\

Definition of repo for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the business of taking property from people who have stopped making the payments that they agreed to make to pay for it


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repo

noun re·po \ˈrē-ˌpō\

Legal Definition of repo

plural

repos


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