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buyernoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑɪ·ər/
a ​person who ​paysmoney 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 ​stylishboutique in Dublin.

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"buyer" in Business English

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buyernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbaɪər/
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 ​expressedinterest 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 ​buytickets from an ​unofficialwebsite, 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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