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stop order

n.
An order to a broker to buy or sell a stock when it reaches a specified level of decline or gain in price.
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stop order

n
(Stock Exchange) stock exchange an instruction to a broker to sell one or more shares when the price offered for them falls below a stipulated level. Also called: stop-loss order
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stop′ or`der


n.
an order to a broker to buy or sell a security if the market price goes above or below a designated level.
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Noun1.stop order - an order to a broker to sell (buy) when the price of a security falls (rises) to a designated level
purchase order, order - a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities; "IBM received an order for a hundred computers"
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