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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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CThe sleigh's first stop will be on Fairway Road between Temple Close and Brendon Close before stopping at Pennine Close, Quantock Rise, Wicklow Close, Purbeck Avenue and Pentland Avenue.
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American Heritage (departing from Portland, Oregon and stopping in Boise, Des Moihes and other points along the upper Midwest): Sean Barry, spbarry@gmail.com.
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The prudent, therefore, should follow Ulysses' example either by sailing past these temptations with open ears, while remaining bound to the mast of reason, or better yet, by stopping their ears to the shameful allurements of human life ("ad turpia humanae vitae lenocinia ad Ulyssis exemplum aures obturet opus est").
Although there is no single, universally accepted definition of "racial profiling," we're using the term to designate the practice of stopping and inspecting people who are passing through public places--such as drivers on public highways or pedestrians in airports or urban areas--where the reason for the stop is a statistical profile of the detainee's race or ethnicity.
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They have testified about "the need to free immigration officials from a |mission impossi-ble'"--that of stopping illicit drug traffic and a massive human exodus from Central and Latin America as a result of wars, unemployment, and spiraling debt.
However, despite stopping and searching people at a lower rate both South Wales and Gwent police are 37 times more like to stop and search black people, a ratio that is only higher in London.