Definition of 'financier'
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That was disastrous for the company and its financier. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)It is infinitely more important that they should be independent of bankers and financiers. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Governments showered financiers with praise, dinner invitations and knighthoods. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The charges have already cost the French financier his job. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is also recruiting hundreds of support staff, according to senior financiers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has obvious advantages, not least that it is a way of wreaking political vengeance on bankers and financiers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Governments seek its advice, chief executives fawn at its financiers and politicians cringe in the presence of its financial bulk. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His son was a perfect partner to the gruff father, more quietly spoken and happy to deal with senior financiers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His father was a French financier. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The American financier courted political and business leaders, royalty and celebrities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These might be well-known industrialists, financiers or politicians who will improve the reputation of a business. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)Now that we are trying to lay the scientific foundations of the new economic system I frequently have to work with financiers and bankers. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)A former hedge fund manager pleaded guilty yesterday to insider trading after one of the biggest investigations into illegal deals in the City by senior financiers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More controversially, a host of City bankers and financiers have seen their fortunes rise sharply after the financial system was rescued from meltdown by taxpayers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. financier is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'financier'
British English: financier NOUN
A financier is a person, company, or government that provides money for projects or businesses.
...a billionaire financier on the run from tax evasion charges.
Definition of financier from the Collins English Dictionary
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