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Legitimate

Used in the context of general equities. Real interest in trading as compared to a profile stance. See: Natural.

Legitimate

Describing a security or trade in which a prospective buyer intends to buy without any illegal intentions, such as price manipulation.
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In fact, such activity is probably an excellent example of the enterprise culture and of what a classic entrepreneur does, as long as - I emphasise this point - they get the tickets legitimately.
That body would exercise power legitimately because without it there would be "disorder and chaos.
These personal alarms are legitimately made for people who purchase them to scare away would-be attackers.
The result is likely to be, as in this case, that many land use decisions will be invalidated despite being legitimately motivated and generic in effect, simply because the aggrieved landowner is a religious actor," Wilson wrote in Elsinore Christian Center v.
A LEADING agricultural scientist yesterday claimed that an insecticide legitimately being produced by Iraq to protect its cotton crop might have been mistaken for anthrax.
This book legitimately focuses on the classical tradition, so Eden mentions only in passing specifically Christian texts such as De contemptu mundi, Enchiridion, Institutio principis christiani, and Paraclesis.
It provides helpful advice on how empirical research can legitimately offer evidence for the efficacy of welfare interventions and should be widely consulted.
The pressure to show short-term profits is almost irresistible, and if they can't be had legitimately, corporate execs will get them any way they can.
Seriously, Hays' piece raises the issues of how far scholars can legitimately t ake their personal enthusiasms, and to what extent it is permissible to make contemporary value judgements about the design of the past.
Arms, sold legitimately or on the black market, go where the conflicts are.
Anyone who legitimately pays real estate taxes in New York City is a victim, says Golkin.