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English definition of “pre-close”


adjective [before noun]    
STOCK MARKET used to describe something that happens before the end of a day of trade on a stock market : The bank's shares lost 37p after it issued a pre-close statement with some bad news on its latest profits .
(Definition of pre-close adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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