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Stop

1. An order to a broker to buy or sell a security at the best available price once a certain, stated price is reached. Suppose that price is $50. A stop order remains inactive until that security begins trading at $50, at which point the broker may fill the order at best price he/she is able to find. See also: Stop-limit order, Stop-loss order.

2. An order by the SEC to stop a new issue from taking place because of an omission or inaccuracy on its filing statement. See also: Deficiency letter.
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Arsenal pressed at the start of the second half, with Sanchez forcing Weidenfeller into a strong-handed low stop down to his left after the Chile forward muscled his way into the Dortmund penalty area.
Waltermire plans to stop down as its executive vice president and chief financial officer with effect with the end of its current fiscal year on 30 September 2013.
San Antonio won't be fazed by playing a Game Seven on the road and the Heat have yet to prove that they can stop down both the Spurs perimeter game and Duncan, at the same time.
Southampton, though, felt justice was served as Boruc produced a decent stop down to his right to secure a well-deserved share of the points for the visitors, which could prove vital in their battle to stay in the Premier League.
If they were used properly to curb small misbehaviour at an earlier stage, then it would stop down the road the greater misbehaviour from happening.
It's a shame we had a couple of days in between because it would have been nice to stop down (after the Middlesex game, which finished on Sunday)," he said.
The artist envisions a complete repaving of Broadway Avenue from the N/Q subway stop down to Socrates Sculpture Park, except instead of pouring concrete, he would plant grass seeds.