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Stop

1. An order to a broker to buy or sell a security at the best available price once a certain, stated price is reached. Suppose that price is $50. A stop order remains inactive until that security begins trading at $50, at which point the broker may fill the order at best price he/she is able to find. See also: Stop-limit order, Stop-loss order.

2. An order by the SEC to stop a new issue from taking place because of an omission or inaccuracy on its filing statement. See also: Deficiency letter.
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The bus will then stop off at Aston Hall, Soho House, Sarehole Mill, the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter and Aston Manor Transport Museum.
Decorated with more than 30,000 twinkling lights, the Holiday Toy Express Train will stop off at 40 Metrolink stations across the Southland, including four in Ventura County, for a series of live Christmas stage shows.
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A short stop off is expected at Hatton Country World, near Warwick, on Monday.
More than a few of them would stop off at Popeye's on the way home.
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Nearby are the towns of Sirmione and Desenzano, two coastal towns with plenty of shops to browse around or stop off for a relaxing drink by thewaterside.
One listing for a felony prostitution arrest was actually the arrest of someone in a traffic stop off the doughnut store property in which the motorist was detained because he had an outstanding warrant from a previous crime.