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intermediary

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌɪntəˈmiːdiəri/ ( plural intermediaries)
a person or organization that makes business or financial arrangements between companies or organizations that do not deal with each other directly: Global sourcing often creates additional intermediaries, such as foreign distributors, brokers, freight forwarders, and customs clearing agents.act/serve as an intermediary between sb/sth and sb/sth Insurance brokers act as intermediaries between companies that are seeking insurance and companies that provide such coverage.through/via an intermediary The bank has three million customers and provides loans via intermediaries such as high street stores. an insurance/market/mortgage intermediary intermediary markets/buyers
→  See also financial intermediary
Translations of “intermediary”
in Arabic تَوسّط…
in Korean 중재자…
in Malaysian orang tengah…
in French intermédiaire…
in Turkish aracı, arabulucu…
in Italian intermediario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調解人,中間人…
in Russian посредник…
in Polish mediator/ka, pośredni-k/czka…
in Vietnamese người hòa giải…
in Spanish intermediario…
in Portuguese intermediário…
in Thai คนกลาง…
in German der/die Vermittler(in)…
in Catalan intermediari, -ària…
in Japanese 仲介(者)…
in Indonesian penengah, perantara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 调解人,中间人…
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