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brokernoun [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.

brokerverb [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.
(Definition of broker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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brokernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbrəʊkər/ us  

brokerverb [T]

uk   /ˈbrəʊkər/ us  
to arrange something such as a deal, agreement, etc. between two or more groups or countries: The legislature is attempting to broker a compromise agreement.
(Definition of broker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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