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short selling

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshort sellingˌshort ˈselling noun [uncountable]  the practice of selling shares immediately after buying them, and then buying them back later, making a profit because the price of the shares has fallenFrom Longman Business Dictionaryshort sellingˈshort ˌsellingFINANCE when a trader sells shares immediately after buying them, and then buys them back later, making a profit because the price of the shares has fallenCritics of short selling say it can cause huge falls in prices. selling
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