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brokernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbrəʊ.kər/  us   /ˈbroʊ.kɚ/
a person who buys and sells foreign money, shares in companies, etc., for other people: a commodity/insurance/mortgage broker I called my broker for advice about investing in the stock market. a person who talks to opposing sides, especially governments, making arrangements for them or bringing disagreements to an end: During the war Wallas became a power broker in governmental circles.

brokerverb [T]

uk   /ˈbrəʊ.kər/  us   /ˈbroʊ.kɚ/
to arrange something such as a deal, agreement, etc. between two or more groups or countries: The diplomats have failed in their attempts to broker a ceasefire.
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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