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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   /ˈbrəʊ.kər/  us   /ˈbroʊ.kɚ/
a ​person who ​buys and ​sellsforeignmoney, shares in ​companies, etc., for other ​people: a ​commodity/​insurance/​mortgage broker I called my broker for ​advice about ​investing in the ​stockmarket.
a ​person who ​talks to ​opposingsides, ​especiallygovernments, making ​arrangements for them or ​bringingdisagreements to an end: During the ​war Wallas ​became a ​power broker in ​governmentalcircles.

brokerverb [T]

uk   /ˈbrəʊ.kər/  us   /ˈbroʊ.kɚ/
(Definition of broker from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"broker" in Business English

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brokernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbrəʊkər/
COMMERCE, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​person or a ​company that ​buys and ​sellsshares, ​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 ​opposingsides, especially ​governments, making ​arrangements for them or ​bringing disagreements to an end: He ​acted as a broker in the ​peacenegotiations.

brokerverb [T]

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