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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A decrease, especially a small or incremental one.
  • noun A transaction in a stock market security below the price of the previous transaction.

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  • noun finance A stock market transaction or quote at a price below a preceding one.

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  • noun a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction

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