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English definition of “broker”

broker

noun [C]     /ˈbrəʊkər/
COMMERCE, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a person or a company that buys and sells shares , bonds , currencies , insurance , etc. for other people or organizations : In all these matters , your broker will be able to advise you. firm of insurance brokers
a person who talks to opposing sides , especially governments , making arrangements for them or bringing disagreements to an end: He acted as a broker in the peace negotiations .
→ See also agency broker, air broker, bill broker, bond broker, commercial broker, commission broker, commodity broker, customs broker, deposit broker, discount broker, electronic broker, financial broker, floor broker, foreign exchange broker, government broker, honest broker, insurance broker, issue broker, marine insurance broker, money broker, real estate broker, stockbroker
(Definition of broker noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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