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market ordernoun [C]

uk   us   STOCK MARKET
an instruction to a broker (= a company that buys or sells shares for investors) to buy or sell particular shares at the best possible price: Although placing a market order guarantees your order will go through, the price you pay may not ultimately be the price quoted.
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