from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A repurchase agreement.
  • n. Informal Repossession of merchandise or property from a buyer who has defaulted on payment.
  • n. Informal Repossessed merchandise or property.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. repossession
  • n. A repurchase agreement: a type of derivative which allows a borrower to use a financial security as collateral for a cash loan at a fixed interest rate
  • n. A source code repository.


Shortening and alteration of repurchase agreement.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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