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stop-loss

[stop-laws, -los] /ˈstɒpˌlɔs, -ˌlɒs/
adjective
1.
designed or planned to prevent continued loss, as a customer's order to a broker to sell a stock if its price declines to a specific amount.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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stop-loss

adjective
1.
(commerce) of or relating to an order to a broker in a commodity or security market to close an open position at a specified price in order to limit any loss
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