limit order

variants: or less commonly limited order

Definition of limit order

: an order to buy securities at a specified maximum price or sell them at a specified minimum price

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First Known Use of limit order

1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of limit order was in 1883

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“Limit order.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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