stoploss

stop-loss

[stop-laws, -los]
adjective
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:
1900–05

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stop-loss
 
adj
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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