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1. An act of buying something that one previously sold or owned.
2. The repurchase of stock by the company that issued it, as to reduce holdings of a single investor or increase the value of shares by reducing their number.



1. the buying of something that one previously sold.
2. any arrangement to take back something as a condition of a sale.
3. a repurchase by a company of its own stock.
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Noun1.buyback - the act of purchasing back something previously sold
purchase - the acquisition of something for payment; "they closed the purchase with a handshake"
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This new share repurchase plan reportedly replaces the company's prior USD1bn share repurchase authorisation, of which USD782m was outstanding after USD118m of share repurchases to date in the Q3 2014.
In March 1999, an electronic poll of 155 FEI members was con ducted during a teleconference on share repurchases that was moderated by FEI President Philip B.