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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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She'll start in Glasgow and play all of the UK's major cities - including a stop off a London's O2 arena before heading to the Welsh capital.
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NOON For lunch I would stop off in one of the beautiful piazzas in Venice and I'd be sure to enjoy some fantastic Italian red wine with my meal.
"For example, if a member of the Trust and their family is travelling to Wales from London, they could stop off at one or more of our properties along the way, to enjoy free parking and a quality catering experience," said Mr Smith.
I REFER to your report that permission for a truck stop off the A55 near Caerwys has been refused.
Taxi drivers in Bray, Co Wicklow, warn drunken teens now stop off in the head shop for highs on the way home, instead of the chipper One driver said: "Young people are getting us to stop there on the way home, or the way to a party.
A Red Cross road show will stop off in the North East to teach young people about skills in first aid and road safety.
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