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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Acquisition of a company by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock.

Usage examples (32)
  • Why does the marginal investor invest in buyout funds?
  • The report said the Celtics would be interested once a buyout is completed.
  • O'Brien objected, and eventually accepted a buyout from the network to leave.
  • The complaint against them calls the buyout a "foolish and destructive transaction." for more
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