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buy-in

noun
 
 
[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. →  See also buyout
[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. →  See also buyback
[U] support for an idea or plan: Effective leaders must understand how to communicate their vision, and create buy-in for it.
→  See also management buy-in
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