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addaword.gifdefinition of noun

to turn a word that is a verb or other part of speech into a noun, for example in the phrase "a big ask"
Then this verb was nouned into "tasking" to mean "the tasks that one has been given".
Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/11/2012 16:06:00
Definition of noun from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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