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1. A request from a client to a broker to buy (buy order) or sell (sell order) a specified amount of a particular security or commodity at a specific price or at the market price.
2. More generally, a request to purchase products or services.

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The order was in from the man and we had to get going quickly because it was due in under twenty minutes.

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The order was received by the broker who then facilitated the transaction for the financial analyst working for the firm.

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When my hedge fund manager wanted to buy or sell shares, he would send his order to a specific investment bank that is run by an old college roommate.

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