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Spoken for

Amount of opposite demand (placement) or supply (availability) the trader has in efforts to cross the stock. Not open.

Spoken For

Describing a security upon which an order has been placed, but not necessarily executed. The trader of a spoken for security is no longer looking for buyers or sellers, and may tell potential trading partners that he/she or the security are "spoken for." It is the opposite of open.
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"I don't see a profile in courage among those who are supposed to speak for Jesus.
Yet, I speak for the church publicly every time I make the sign of the cross, display the ashes on my forehead on Ash Wednesday, or wear a crucifix.