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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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  • Worse, it faces a barrage of loan-repurchase lawsuits from bond insurers and private mortgage investors.
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  • But the seller can rebuild credit to repurchase another property.
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  • Continuity of interest on repurchase of issuer's shares.
  • Write to the manufacturer requesting the repurchase or replacement of your vehicle.
  • Some closed-end funds, commonly referred to as interval funds, offer to repurchase their shares at specified intervals.
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British Dictionary definitions for repurchase

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 repurchase
v.

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

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