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"buy-in" in British English

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buy-innoun

uk   us   /ˈbaɪ.ɪn/
[C] a ​situation in which a ​person or ​groupbuys enough ​shares in a ​company to get ​control of it: She ​led a buy-in of the ​group and is now ​itsdirector. [C] a ​situation in which a ​companybuysits own ​shares from shareholders [U] the ​fact of ​agreeing with and ​accepting something that someone ​suggests: If you ​want to go ​ahead with these ​plans, you'll need buy-in from the ​employees.
(Definition of buy-in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"buy-in" in Business English

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buy-innoun

uk   us  
[C] FINANCE a ​situation in which a ​person or ​groupbuys enough ​shares in a ​company to get ​control of it: She subsequently ​led a buy-in of the ​group and is now its ​director.
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[C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​situation in which a ​companybuysshares of its own ​stock from ​shareholders: The ​company completed a buy-in of over 4 million of its own ordinary ​shares at 360 ​pencepershare.
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[U] support for an ​idea or ​plan: Effective ​leaders must understand how to communicate their ​vision, and ​create buy-in for it.
(Definition of buy-in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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