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English definition of “flip”

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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