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the SECnoun

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FINANCE, STOCK MARKET abbreviation for the Securities and Exchange ​Commission: an ​officialorganization in the US that ​providesrules for ​stockmarkets in ​order to ​protectinvestors: The SEC proved that the ​brokers had ​violated Federal securities ​laws.
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