Meaning of “buy-in” in the English Dictionary

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"buy-in" in British English

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buy-innoun

uk /ˈbaɪ.ɪn/ us /ˈbaɪ.ɪn/

[ C ] a situation in which a person or group buys enough shares in a company to get control of it:

She led a buy-in of the group and is now its director.

[ C ] a situation in which a company buys its 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

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[ C ] FINANCE a situation in which a person or group buys 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 company buys shares of its own stock from shareholders:

The company completed a buy-in of over 4 million of its own ordinary shares at 360 pence per share.
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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)