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Kill

To cancel an order that has not yet been filled. See also: Fill-or-kill, Immediate-or-cancel.
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kill

To halt a trade before sending a confirmation of it.
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A GERMAN firm yesterday went for the kill with a pounds 650 million takeover bid for the UK's second-biggest chemist.
The Binos went for the kill and Derek Lyle twice smacked the crossbar as they threatened to swamp Elgin's defence.
The Binos went for the kill and Derek Lyle twice smacked the bar as they threatened to swamp Elgin's defence.