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English definition of “middleman”

middleman

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmɪdlmæn/ (plural middlemen)
someone who buys goods from one person and sells them to someone else for a higher price: Selling direct from the factory cuts out the middleman.People who buy thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneursPeople who sell thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs
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