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To put things together or in a particular order

prepend

verb

to add something to the beginning of something else, especially a computer instruction or piece of data

sort

verb

to arrange things in groups or in a particular order, for example by date, importance, size, or colour

arrange

verb

to put things in a neat, attractive, or useful order

order

verb

to put things in a particular order

pile

verb

to put a large number of things on top of each other

lay out

to spread something out, or to arrange things so you can see them easily

organize

verb

to put things into a sensible order or into a system in which all parts work well together

range

verb

to arrange things in a particular place or position

collate

verb

to arrange information that you have collected in a sensible order

layer

verb

to arrange something in a layer or layers

dark pool

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

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bottom line

the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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