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market order

noun, Stock Exchange.
an order to buy or sell a specified amount of a security at the best price available.
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First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But don't let me keep you and Babs up; it won't take me long to arrange to-morrow's market order for Grimes.

    The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for market order

market order

an instruction to a broker to sell or buy at the best price currently obtainable on the market
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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