buy-in

\\ˈbīˌin\ noun (-s)
Etymology: buy in
: the act or process of buying in especially to cover a short on a stock or commodity exchange

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/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 specific competition or game.
[n. use of v. phrase buy in]

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buyˈ-in noun
The purchase of a company by an individual or group from outside the company (see also ↑buy in below)
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Main Entry:buy

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buy-in UK US noun [countable] [singular buy-in plural buy-ins] business
a situation in which a group of managers buys some or all of the shares in a company that they do not work for
Thesaurus: stocks and shares and the stock exchangehyponym types of tax and taxationhyponym
See also: buyout

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n.
1) a purchase of shares by a broker after a seller has failed to deliver similar shares, the original seller being charged any difference in cost
2) informal agreement to support a decision

the CEO got a buy-in from all his vice presidents to launch the new product

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ˈbuy-in 8 [buy-in buy-ins] noun uncountable (business)
the fact of accepting a policy or change because you agree with it

If you want to make major changes you need buy-in from everyone in the organization.

You need to win people's buy-in.

see also buy into sth at buy v.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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