Definition of 'broker'
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Local elders are trying to broker a ceasefire. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We had brokers buy them from people's houses. Times, Sunday Times (2017)His first assignment was to write a program for an insurance broker in Dorset, using assembly code. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These charges are on top of what you pay the platform or broker used to buy the trust, which is always the case with investment trusts. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is despite a ceasefire brokered by Turkey and Russia last week that aims to put an end to the fighting. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Mortgage brokers say most first-time buyers they help have received money from parents or grandparents, yet there are other ways to boost your deposit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The 22-year-old insurance broker collapsed, struggled to speak and was paralysed down his right side when he had a stroke moments after stepping out of the bathroom. The Sun (2016)It has no branches but uses brokers to sell its loans. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their argument is that money brokers will see a huge drop in trading volumes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was a bilingual government bond broker and our companies worked together. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Foreign bonds are usually sold by brokers in the country in which they are issued. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)The business consists of specialist underwriting agencies and regional brokers providing insurance products. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Brokers also say that lenders are increasingly picky about whom they will accept for a landlord loan. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then there are sites that act as brokers between galleries and buyers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Western diplomats said there was little hope of brokering a end to the conflict without his blessing. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Foreign exchange brokers report a surge in clients switching money back to sterling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two-thirds of all mortgages are arranged via brokers. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Ask brokers whether you can place a price limit at which you buy or sell a stock. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is also important to compare deals from specialist currency brokers on money transfers. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Government efforts to broker a truce with the tribe have collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)American officials were also involved in the talks aimed at brokering a ceasefire to take effect early today. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is an informal arrangement of the larger commercial banks and a number of foreign exchange brokers for buying and selling foreign currencies. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)In fact, it is a precondition for security and for brokering a workable agreement. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Millions could save 100 a year on their bills under the agreement brokered by ministers with the firms. The Sun (2012)In contrast to brokers, dealers link buyers and sellers by standing ready to buy and sell securities at given prices. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)The broker consensus is buy and I agree. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Power may reside with manufacturers and their complex webs of distributors, agents, and brokers. THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)
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British English: broker /ˈbrəʊkə/ NOUN
A broker is a person whose job is to buy and sell shares, foreign money, or goods for other people.
- American English: broker
- Arabic: سِمْسار
- Brazilian Portuguese: corretor de valores
- Chinese: 经纪人
- Croatian: mešetar
- Czech: makléř
- Danish: mægler
- Dutch: effectenmakelaar
- European Spanish: agente bolsa
- Finnish: välittäjä
- French: courtier
- German: Makler
- Greek: μεσίτης
- Italian: mediatore
- Japanese: ブローカー
- Korean: 중개인
- Norwegian: megler
- Polish: makler
- European Portuguese: corretor de valores
- Romanian: broker
- Russian: маклер
- Spanish: agente Corredor de bolsa
- Swedish: mäklare
- Thai: นายหน้า
- Turkish: komisyoncu
- Ukrainian: брокер
- Vietnamese: người môi giới
British English: broker VERB
If a country or government brokers an agreement, a ceasefire, or a round of talks, they try to negotiate or arrange it.
They brokered a peace in the country at the end of March.
Definition of broker from the Collins English Dictionary
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