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English definition of “buy-and-hold”

buy-and-hold

adjective [before noun]
STOCK MARKET used to describe the activity of investing in something and then keeping it for a period of time: A buy-and-hold strategy may suit some investors, others prefer to buy and sell their shares more often. buy-and-hold investors
(Definition of buy-and-hold adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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