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  • 1 buy — [bī] vt. bought, buying [ME bien < OE bycgan < ? IE base of BOW1] 1. to get by paying or agreeing to pay money or some equivalent; purchase 2. to get as by an exchange [buy victory with human lives] 3. to be the means of purchasing [all… …

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  • 2 Buy — (b[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bought} (b[add]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Buying} (b[imac] [i^]ng).] [OE. buggen, buggen, bien, AS. bycgan, akin to OS. buggean, Goth. bugjan.] 1. To acquire the ownership of (property) by giving an accepted price or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 buy-in — ˈbuy in noun [countable] FINANCE when a company buys its own shares from existing shareholders; = BUYBACK: • A buy in has the advantage of removing small shareholders and frees the parent company to run the unit. ˌmanagement ˈbuy in FINANCE when… …

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  • 4 Buy — may refer to:* BUY (Burlington Alamance Regional Airport), Burlington, North Carolina * Buy.com, a shopping website * Buy (album), a 1979 album by James White and the Contortions * Buy River, a river in Perm Krai and the republics of… …

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  • 5 buy — I verb acquire by purchase, acquire ownership of, bargain for, complete a purchase, contract, get in exchange, make a purchase, make one s own, mercari, obtain, order, pay a price for, pay cash for, pay for, procure, procure title to, purchase,… …

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  • 6 Buy — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …

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  • 7 buy — ► VERB (buys, buying; past and past part. bought) 1) obtain in exchange for payment. 2) get (something) by sacrifice or great effort. 3) informal accept the truth of. ► NOUN informal ▪ a purchase …

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  • 8 Buy — ist der Name folgender Personen: Frans du Buy (* 1931), niederländischer Jurist und Völkerrechtler Margherita Buy (* 1962), italienische Schauspielerin Siehe auch: Best Buy, US amerikanisches Unternehmen mit Firmensitz in Richfield, Minnesota …

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  • 9 buy — buy, purchase mean to acquire something for money or an equivalent. Buy is at once the more general and the homelier word; consequently, while it may be freely used of any such transaction, it is distinctly the word of choice in respect to small …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 Buy — Buy, v. i. To negotiate or treat about a purchase. [1913 Webster] I will buy with you, sell with you. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Buy Me — is a television program that is currently aired on HGTV in the U.S. (since 2005), and on HGTV Canada (since 2003), where it is that cable network s most popular show. It is also seen in Belgium and South Africa, either dubbed or with subtitles.… …

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  • 12 buy-in — 1620s, from BUY (Cf. buy) + IN (Cf. in) …

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  • 13 buy — [n] something purchased acquisition, bargain, closeout, deal, good deal, investment, purchase, steal, value; concept 710 buy [v1] purchase acquire, bargain for, barter for, contract for, get, get in exchange, go shopping, invest in, market,… …

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  • 14 Buy.at — is an affiliate network that was acquired by AOL on February 5, 2008. It is based in the United States. [cite web|accessdate=2008 04 15|url=http://corp.aol.com/press releases/2008/02/aol acquires buyat affiliate network|title=AOL Acquires buy.at… …

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  • 15 buy-in — /buy in /, n. 1. an act or instance of buying in. 2. the deliberate submission of a false bid, too low to be met, in order to win a contract. 3. Poker. the chips purchased by a player from the banker, occasionally a set amount required to enter a …

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  • 16 buy-in — In the context of pensions, an arrangement between the trustees of a defined benefit scheme (DB scheme) and an insurance company under which the trustees pay a premium and in return receive an income stream to cover payment of some or all of the… …

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  • 17 buy — buy; buy·er; …

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  • 18 Buy — Buy, so v.w. Bui …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 buy up — index purchase Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 buy — O.E. bycgan (pt. bohte) from P.Gmc. *bugjanan (Cf. O.S. buggjan, Goth. bugjan), of unknown origin, not found outside Gmc. The surviving spelling is southwest England dialect; the word was generally pronounced in O.E. and M.E. with a dg sound as… …

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