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options contractnoun [C]

uk   us   FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the written ​legalagreement that gives someone the ​right to ​buy something such as ​shares at a later ​date or within a ​period of ​time at a particular ​price: Every ​optionscontract has a ​buyer who is referred to as the ​optionholder.
(Definition of options contract from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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