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short sellernoun [C]

uk   us   STOCK MARKET
someone who ​sellsshares that they have ​borrowed, hoping that their ​price will ​fall before they ​buy them back and ​return them to their ​owner, so that they make a ​profit: Shares in the ​group have ​soared by 40% in the past three weeks, ​harming many ​shortsellers.
(Definition of short seller from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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