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broker

noun [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.

broker

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