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An order to buy or sell a stock or other security at the prevailing market price.
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(Stock Exchange) an instruction to a broker to sell or buy at the best price currently obtainable on the market
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|Noun||1.||market order - an order to a broker to sell or buy stocks or commodities at the prevailing market price|
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