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"arbitrage" in British English

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arbitragenoun [U]

uk   /ˌɑː.bɪˈtrɑːʒ/  us   /ˈɑːr.bɪ.trɑːʒ/ specialized
the ​method on the ​stockexchange of ​buying something in one ​place and ​selling it in another ​place at the same ​time, in ​order to make a ​profit from the ​difference in ​price in the two ​places
(Definition of arbitrage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"arbitrage" in Business English

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arbitragenoun [U]

uk   /ˌɑːbɪˈtrɑːʒ/  us   /ˈɑːrbɪtrɑːʒ/ STOCK MARKET
the ​practice of ​buying something, such as ​shares or ​currency, in one ​place and ​selling them in another where you can get a ​higherprice at the same ​time: arbitrage buying/selling Traders said a ​rise in the peso's ​value made Mexican ​shareprices more ​expensive compared with ​sharessold in New York and sparked some arbitrage ​selling. The ​importance of ​computers is that arbitrage ​opportunities can be quickly spotted and ​capitalized upon.
(Definition of arbitrage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “arbitrage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 套利, 套汇, 套购…
in Chinese (Traditional) 套利, 套匯, 套購…
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