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"buyer" in American English

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buyernoun [C]

us   /ˈbɑɪ·ər/
a person who pays money for something, or a person whose job is to decide what goods will be brought into a store for sale: He’s still looking for a buyer for his house.
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"buyer" in British English

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buyernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbaɪ.ər/ us   /ˈbaɪ.ɚ/
B1 someone who buys something expensive such as a house: He's still looking for a buyer for his house.
someone whose job it is to decide what will be bought by a company: She's the buyer for a stylish boutique in Dublin.

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"buyer" in Business English

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buyernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbaɪər/ us  
PROPERTY, FINANCE someone who buys something, especially something valuable such as a business or a house: possible/potential/prospective buyer A number of potential buyers have expressed interest in the company. a home/car/insurance buyera buyer for sth He's still looking for a buyer for his house.find/attract/encourage buyers The book was valued at $160,000 but she was unable to find a buyer.
COMMERCE someone whose job is to decide what will be bought by a company, especially a store: She's the buyer for a stylish boutique in Dublin.
(let the) buyer beware
LAW, COMMERCE the principle that it is the buyer's responsibility to find out if there is anything wrong with something they are being sold, not the seller's to tell them: When you buy tickets from an unofficial website, it's very much a case of "buyer beware".
(Definition of buyer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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