agiotage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, from agioter (to practice stockjobbing), from agio

Noun[edit]

agiotage (plural agiotages)

  1. (dated, trading) Stock exchange business; especially, stockjobbing, manipulation of securities prices.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

agioter +‎ -age

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agiotage m (plural agiotages)

  1. agiotage
  2. speculation