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flip

verb [T]
 
 
/flɪp/ (-pp-)
STOCK MARKET, PROPERTY to sell shares or property immediately after you have bought them in order to make a quick profit: Big institutional clients of investment banks buy and then flip the shares. They are looking to flip the property: they buy at the first stage of development, and aim to sell before they have to pay the final instalment.
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