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English definition of “call option”

call option

noun [C]
 
 
( also call)
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET an agreement that gives an investor the right to buy a particular number of shares, or other financial assets, at a fixed price and before a fixed date: The company's call options were among the most actively traded.use/exercise a call option If you wish to exercise your call option, call your broker and he or she will make the necessary arrangements.
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