Partial

Definition:

Used in the context of general equities. Trade whose size is only part of the total customer indication/order, usually made to avoid a compromise in price and also to get some business instead of losing the customers inquiry/order to a competitor.

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Life expectancy

The length of time that an average person is expected to live, which is used by insurance companies use to make projections of benefit payouts.

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