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broker

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noun bro·ker \ˈbrō-kər\

Simple Definition of broker

  • : a person who helps other people to reach agreements, to make deals, or to buy and sell property (such as stocks or houses)

Full Definition of broker

  1. 1 :  one who acts as an intermediary: as a :  an agent who arranges marriages b :  an agent who negotiates contracts of purchase and sale (as of real estate, commodities, or securities)

  2. 2 :  power broker

  3. 3 :  one who sells or distributes something <an information broker>

broker verb

Examples of broker

  1. <the broker in the hostage situation was a prominent reporter that the gunman felt he could trust>

  2. <all of the local yacht brokers were at the boat show>



Origin of broker

Middle English, negotiator, from Anglo-French brocour


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with broker



BROKER Defined for Kids

broker

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noun bro·ker \ˈbrō-kər\

Definition of broker

  1. :  a person who acts as an agent for others in the buying or selling of property





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