re·pur·chase 1 /ˌrē-'pər-chəs/ vt -chased, -chas·ing: to buy back
repurchase shares of stock
repurchase 2 n: the act or an instance of purchasing something again or back; specif: a corporation's buying back of some of its stock at market price (as to increase the amount of Treasury stock or as a preliminary step to going private)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • repurchase — Ⅰ. repurchase UK US /ˌriːˈpɜːtʃəs/ verb [T] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► to buy back shares, bonds, etc. that you previously sold: »Our objective is to use surplus cash to repurchase shares. Ⅱ. repurchase UK US /ˌriːˈpɜːtʃəs/ noun [C or U] also… …   Financial and business terms

  • Repurchase — Re*pur chase (r?*p?r ch?s; 48), v. t. To buy back or again; to regain by purchase. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Repurchase — Re*pur chase, n. The act of repurchasing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repurchase — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • repurchase — The purchase from an investor of a unit trust holding by the trust managers. (repurchase agreement; repo) An agreement (in full a sale and repurchase agreement) in which one party sells a financial asset to another on terms that provide for the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • repurchase — repurchaser, n. /ree perr cheuhs/, v., repurchased, repurchasing, n., adj. v.t. 1. to buy again; regain by purchase. n. 2. the act of repurchasing. adj. 3. of or pertaining to repurchase: a repurchase contract. [1585 95; RE + PURCHASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • repurchase — 1. verb To buy back or again; to regain by purchase. 2. noun The act of repurchasing …   Wiktionary

  • repurchase — re·pur·chase || ‚rɪː pÉœrtʃəs / pɜːt v. purchase again, buy again, reacquire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • repurchase — verb buy (something) back. noun the action of buying something back …   English new terms dictionary

  • repurchase — re·purchase …   English syllables

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