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English definition of “long position”

long position

noun [C]
 
 
( also bull position) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a situation in which you buy and keep shares, etc. because you expect them to rise in value and make a profit: Soybean prices fell sharply as commodity funds dumped long positions. →  Compare short position
(Definition of long position from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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