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Realize

To close a position such that one finally sees the profit or loss from an investment. For example, if an investor buys a stock at $5 per share and the price goes to $10, the investor has a paper profit of $5 per share. However, if the investor waits to sell the stock until the price drops to $8, he/she only realizes $3 per share in profit. Investors often wait before realizing substantial profits or losses, as locking in a profit may result in higher taxation, while realizing a loss removes the possibility that the investment can be recovered. See also: Cut losses.
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In 2018, foreign citizens, using cards issued by their foreign banks, realized KM 2,040,647,065 on ATM and POS terminals of banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina, out of which through ATM and POS terminals, the cash in the amount of KM 1,390,398,792 was withdrawn, while the goods and services were bought in the amount of KM 650,248,273 via POS.
Turnover of over 1 billion euro is realized in all these three sectors.
"If realized, it could help connect Brooks work with a team to help realize the kind of communal space and sustainable architecture he has decided to devote his career in architecture towards building.
72(c) (1)], "the aggregate amount of premiums or other consideration paid for the contract" equals the amount realized attributable to the contract (the contract's FMV).
The top 10 companies had $3.3 billion in net realized capital gains in 2005, a 981% increase over 2004's $303.4 million.
Everyone says, "When I die I have these questions for God." But I realized I had no questions.
He believed the university provided each of us with a rare opportunity to--in the words of Aristotle--"actualize our full potential." I can assure that it wasn't until I went to college that I realized how the arts and sciences were inter-connected and interdisciplinary at their very foundation.
"I realized I was being too controlled and studied, and that I wasn't letting things just naturally come out in the dancing," Wilkins recalled.
One semester, I realized how frustrating my approach to defining the Gothic was when a student approached me two weeks into the course to ask me why I teach a class about a topic I can't even define.
I realized how important it is to respect the individuality of each player (or research subject).
My grandmother called my name when she realized I wasn't walking beside her.