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special situationnoun [C]

uk   us   FINANCE
used to refer to a ​company involved in a takeover or that is in ​financial difficulty, especially in relation to ​investors who hope to ​profit from this: Lifted by some ​specialsituations, the Nikkei 225 Average ​inched up 36.77 ​points to 8484.93.
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