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short seller

noun, Finance.
1.
a person, as a speculator, who sells short.
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short selling, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for short selling

short selling

noun
1.
(finance) the practice of selling commodities, securities, currencies, etc that one does not have in the expectation that falling prices will enable one to buy them in at a profit before they have to be delivered
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