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bear raidnoun [C]

uk   us   FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a ​practice that is usually ​illegal of ​selling a lot of ​shares in a ​company in an attempt to ​force the ​shareprice down: Shares in the ​company have been ​subject to an ​aggressivebearraid over recent weeks.
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