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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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[7] If the invasion of the legitimate sphere of prose in England by the spirit of poetry, weaker or stronger, has been something far deeper than is indicated by that tendency to write unconscious blank verse, which has made it feasible to transcribe about one-half of Dickens's otherwise so admirable Barnaby Rudge in blank-verse lines, a tendency (outdoing our old friend M.
In addition, and outside the legitimate field of the transaction, we will pinch the shorts for a very large sum.
He said he knew many held the same principles with the captain on this head; but he was himself firmly convinced to the contrary, and would provide in the same manner for this poor infant, as if a legitimate child had had fortune to have been found in the same place."
The only legitimate attachment to print stuff, I was told, was to print stuff in the form of blouse, tennis, or boating costume.