ar·bi·trage || ‚ɑːbɪ'trɑːʒ n. simultaneous purchase and sale of commodities or financial instruments in various markets to profit from unequal prices without risk (Finance); arbitration, settling of a dispute by a mutually chosen mediator (Archaic) v. (Finance) practice arbitrage in the stock market

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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