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stock·job·ber

 (stŏk′jŏb′ər)
n.
1. Chiefly British A stock-exchange operator who deals only with brokers.
2. A stockbroker, especially an unscrupulous one.

stock′job′bing n.
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Translations

stockjobbing

[ˈstɒkˌdʒɒbɪŋ] N (Brit) → agiotaje m
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