Meaning of “buy sb out” in the English Dictionary

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"buy sb out" in British English

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buy sb out

phrasal verb with buy uk /baɪ/ us /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.

(Definition of “buy sb out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)