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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.
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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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At the same time, Goldman Sachs said in a note that it raised its estimate for 2018 corporate repurchase authorizations to a record $1 trillion, which would mark a 46 percent increase over last year.
As of September 30, 2015, the end of American DG Energy's fiscal third quarter, there were over 176,000 shares remaining in the firm's corporate repurchase authorisation.
The bank intends to issue a covered bond using up to e1/41 bln of real estate mortgage-back securities as collateral, a senior overseas bond and a corporate repurchase agreement (Repo) to help pay down its short-term debt to the European Central Bank.

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