repo
I. adjective Etymology: short for repossession Date: 1954 of, relating to, or being in the business of repossessing property (as a car) from buyers who have defaulted on payments <
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II. noun (plural repos) Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1962 repurchase agreement

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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