stop order

an order from a customer to a broker to sell a security if the market price drops below a designated level.
Also called stop-limit order, stop-loss order.

1870–75 Unabridged
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stop order
stock exchange Also called: stop-loss order an instruction to a broker to sell one or more shares when the price offered for them falls below a stipulated level

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