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English definition of “buy sb out”

buy sb out

phrasal verb with buy     /baɪ/ verb (bought, bought)
to buy a part of a company or building from someone else so that you own all of it: Allied Chemicals have been trying to buy out their competitor's share in the target company.Mergers and takeovers
(Definition of buy sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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