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broker

noun [C]  us   /ˈbroʊ·kər/
a person who acts for or represents another in the buying and selling of shares in companies or protection against risk, or who arranges for the lending of money: I told my broker to sell the stock.

broker

verb [T]  /ˈbroʊ·kər/
to arrange something such as a deal or agreement between two or more groups: He brokered a deal to buy the company.
Translations of “broker”
in Vietnamese người môi giới…
in Spanish corredor/agente de bolsa…
in Thai นายหน้า…
in Malaysian broker…
in French courtier…
in German der Makler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經紀人,掮客, (尤指政府的)中間人,調停人…
in Indonesian pialang…
in Russian брокер…
in Turkish komisyoncu, aracı, simsar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经纪人,掮客, (尤指政府的)中间人,调停人…
in Polish makler…
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