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buyoutnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbaɪ.aʊt/  us   /ˈbaɪ.aʊt/
(in business) a situation in which a person or group buys all the shares belonging to a company and so gets control of it: a management buyout
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buyoutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑɪˌɑʊt/
the act of buying all or part of a company from the people who own it: The law firm was active in management buyouts, mergers, and acquisitions.
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buyoutnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbaɪaʊt/
FINANCE a situation in which a person or group buys most or all of the shares belonging to a company and so gets control of it: lead/propose/negotiate a buyout As Managing Director, he led the buyout that created the firm three years ago. a voluntary/hostile buyout buyout offer/bid/price
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