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speculator

noun [C]     /ˈspek.jʊ.leɪ.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
a person who buys goods, property, money, etc. in the hope of selling them at a profitInvesting moneyPeople who buy thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneursPeople who sell thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs
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