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buybacknoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈbaɪ.bæk/
an ​arrangement in which a ​business or ​personsells something, ​especially shares in ​companies, and then ​buys them again ​according to an ​agreement: His ​company have just ​announced a $1 ​billionstock buyback.
(Definition of buyback from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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buybacknoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈbaɪbæk/
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the ​act of ​buying something from the same ​person you ​sold it to, especially an ​offer by a ​company to ​buyshares of its own ​stock from ​shareholders: The ​company announced a 6 million share buyback in August.
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(Definition of buyback from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “buyback”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指股票的)回购…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指股票的)回購, 贖回…
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