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buy into sth

verb uk phrasal verb with buy   /baɪ/ (bought, bought) us  

(BELIEVE)

disapproving to completely believe in a set of ideas: I don't buy into all that New Age stuff.Believing

(BUSINESS)

to buy a part of a business in order to have some control over it: McDowell was trying to buy into the newspaper business.BuyingStarting, succeeding and failing in businessMergers and takeovers
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