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 for margin call
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  margin call \margin call\ n. (Stock market)
     A demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring
     his margin up to the minimum requirement; -- caused by the
     decline in market prices of a security or commodity purchased
     on margin[5].
  
     Syn: call.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  margin call
      n 1: a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to
           bring his margin up to the minimum requirement [syn:
           margin call, call]

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