Meaning of “special situation” in the English Dictionary

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"special situation" in Business English

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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 special situations, the Nikkei 225 Average inched up 36.77 points to 8484.93.

(Definition of “special situation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)