Definition of Buyback

1. Noun. The act of purchasing back something previously sold.

Exact synonyms: Redemption, Repurchase
Generic synonyms: Purchase
Derivative terms: Buy Back, Redeem, Repurchase

Definition of Buyback

1. Noun. The repurchase of something previously sold, especially of stock by the company that issued it. ¹

2. Noun. A free drink given to a patron by a bartender. ¹

3. Noun. (Australia firearms) The compulsory purchase by the government of most semi-automatic weapons following the introduction of new anti-gun legislation in 1996. ¹

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Definition of Buyback

1. the repurchase by a corporation of its own stock [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buyback

buy food
buy in
buy into
buy it
buy off
buy off on
buy out
buy someone out
buy straw hats in winter
buy the farm
buy time
buy to let
buy up
buyback (current term)
buyer's market
buyer's markets
buyer's premium
buyer's remorse

Literary usage of Buyback

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1. Small Arms, Big Impact: The Next Challenge of Disarmament by Michael Renner (1998)
"... TABLE 7 Selected Examples of Gun-buyback Programs, 1990s Country Observation Colombia Nationwide food-for-guns program established (those with legally ..."

2. Financial Support to Fisheries: Implications for Sustainable Development by Anthony Cox, Carl-Christian Michael Roedsted Schmidt (2006)
"Decommissioning and license retirement buyback programs can involve the removal of ... The goal of a buyback scheme is to remove capacity, in the form of ..."

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