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day-trade

[dey-treyd] /ˈdeɪˌtreɪd/
verb (used without object), day-traded, day-trading.
1.
to buy and sell a listed security or commodity on the same day, usually on margin, for a quick profit.
Related forms
day-trader, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for day trading

day trading

noun
1.
the practice of buying and selling shares on the same day, often via the internet, in order to make a quick profit
Derived Forms
day trader, noun
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Contemporary definitions for day trading
noun

the practice of buying and selling stocks or securities on the same day, esp. via the Internet

Examples

Day trading offers a way to profit from small price fluctuations.

Word Origin

1981

Usage Note

day trader, n; day trade, v; day-trading, adj

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