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short sale


noun

an act or instance of selling short.

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Nearby words

short palmar muscle, short radial extensor muscle of wrist, short rate, short ribs, short run, short sale, short seller, short selling, short short story, short shrift, short shrift, give

Origin of short sale

First recorded in 1865–70
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