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repurchase

[ree-pur-chuh s] /riˈpɜr tʃəs/
verb (used with object), repurchased, repurchasing.
1.
to buy again; regain by purchase.
noun
2.
the act of repurchasing.
adjective
3.
of or relating to repurchase:
a repurchase contract.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; re- + purchase
Related forms
repurchaser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for re-purchase

repurchase

/riːˈpɜːtʃɪs/
verb (transitive)
1.
to buy back or buy again goods, securities, assets, etc
noun
2.
an act or instance of repurchasing
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Word Origin and History for re-purchase

repurchase

v.

1590s, from re- + purchase (v.). Related: Repurchased; repurchasing.

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