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Definition of "repurchase" []

  • To buy (something) again. (verb-transitive)
  • The act of buying something that one previously sold or owned. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "repurchase" in a sentence
  • "We have initiated a series of twenty-eight-day single-tranche term repurchase transactions with primary dealers, expected to cumulate to $100 billion outstanding, in which dealers may offer any of the types of collateral that are eligible for conventional open market operations."
  • "In other words, the firm wants you to do a term repurchase agreement with them."
  • "Banks could face between $55 billion and $179 billion in repurchase demands from investors, according to Compass Point Research & Trading, a Washington boutique investment bank."
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