Do Not Reduce - DNR

A trade type used on an buy or sell order. It tells the broker not to decrease the limit price on buy-limit and sell-stop orders on the record date of a cash dividend.

When a stock goes ex-dividend the price is usually reduced by the amount of the dividend.


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  • reduce — re|duce W1S1 [rıˈdju:s US rıˈdu:s] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: reducere to lead back , from ducere to lead ] 1.) [T] to make something smaller or less in size, amount, or price = ↑cut →↑reduction ▪ The governor announced a new plan to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • reduce — 01. The government hopes that by raising taxes on cigarettes, it will be able to [reduce] the number of teenagers who start smoking. 02. Criminologists believe that the [reduction] in violent crime in this country is due to the fact that our… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • reduce — /ri doohs , dyoohs /, v., reduced, reducing. v.t. 1. to bring down to a smaller extent, size, amount, number, etc.: to reduce one s weight by 10 pounds. 2. to lower in degree, intensity, etc.: to reduce the speed of a car. 3. to bring down to a… …   Universalium

  • reduce — /rɪ dju:s/ verb 1. to make something smaller or lower ● We must reduce expenditure if we want to stay in business. ● They have reduced prices in all departments. ● We were expecting the government to reduce taxes not to increase them. ● We have… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • reduce — [[t]rɪdju͟ːs, AM du͟ːs[/t]] ♦♦ reduces, reducing, reduced 1) VERB If you reduce something, you make it smaller in size or amount, or less in degree. [V n] It reduces the risks of heart disease... [V n] Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent …   English dictionary

  • reduce — re•duce [[t]rɪˈdus, ˈdyus[/t]] v. duced, duc•ing 1) to bring down to a smaller size, amount, price, etc 2) to lower in degree, intensity, etc 3) to demote to a lower rank 4) to treat analytically, as a complex idea 5) to act destructively upon (a …   From formal English to slang

  • reduce — [14] ‘Lessen, diminish’ is a comparatively recent semantic development for reduce. Its Latin ancestor was certainly not used in that sense. This was redūcere, a compound verb formed from the prefix re ‘back, again’ and dūcere ‘lead, bring’… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • reduce — [14] ‘Lessen, diminish’ is a comparatively recent semantic development for reduce. Its Latin ancestor was certainly not used in that sense. This was redūcere, a compound verb formed from the prefix re ‘back, again’ and dūcere ‘lead, bring’… …   Word origins

  • reduce the headcount —    to dismiss employees    It is the bodies, not the headcount, who suffer the reduction:     Smith is determined to turn the business round and stripping out costs and reducing the headcount will undoubtedly help. (Sunday Telegraph, 8 August… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • reduce your commitments —    involuntarily to leave employment    Not just paying off your debts or moving to a cheaper house:     ... a former finance director of Mirror Group Newspapers facing charges of false accounting and conspiring with Robert and Kevin Maxwell, has …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • reduce a decree — In Scotland, the recall of a decree. The difference between reponing a decree and having it reduced, appears to be, that on reponing, the pursuer in the original process, must show that the decree was well founded; but when it is not reponed, the …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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