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Partial

Used in the context of general equities. Trade whose size is only part of the total customer indication/order, usually made to avoid a compromise in price and also to get some business instead of losing the customers inquiry/order to a competitor.
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Partial

Informal; a trade in which a broker only executes part of a client's order. The broker makes a partial execution based on the counter-orders currently available. Some client orders, such as all-or-none orders, preclude partial execution.
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It is all idle talking: as much as a man is a whole, so is he also a part; and it were partial not to see it.
Instead of their being "joined in affection" and free from all apprehension of different "interests," envy and jealousy would soon extinguish confidence and affection, and the partial interests of each confederacy, instead of the general interests of all America, would be the only objects of their policy and pursuits.
She liked him the better for being a clergyman, "for she must confess herself very partial to the profession"; and something like a sigh escaped her as she said it.

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