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arbitrage

noun [U]     /ˌɑː.bɪˈtrɑːʒ/ US  /ˈɑːr.bɪ.trɑːʒ/ specialized
the method on the stock exchange of buying something in one place and selling it in another place at the same time , in order to make a profit from the difference in price in the two places Financial investments and the stock market
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