brokerage

noun

bro·​ker·​age ˈbrō-k(ə-)rij How to pronounce brokerage (audio)
1
: the business or establishment of a broker
2
: a broker's fee or commission

Examples of brokerage in a Sentence

one of the country's largest brokerages She works for a brokerage firm.
Recent Examples on the Web Many brokerages have lowered their fees in recent years, with many eliminating commissions. Liz Weston, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2024 As a result, Morgan Stanley’s digital brokerage arm, E*Trade, has reportedly considered whether to remove Gill from its platform to protect its reputation. Eva Roytburg, Fortune, 7 June 2024 Listing agents can communicate the information on brokerage websites, or in phone calls, emails and texts. Nerdwallet, The Mercury News, 4 June 2024 Vacancies in March were at a record 16.3 percent, though the figure has come down slightly since then, according to Colliers, a real estate brokerage firm. Alexandra Stevenson, New York Times, 28 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for brokerage 

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of brokerage was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Brokerage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brokerage. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

brokerage

noun
bro·​ker·​age ˈbrō-k(ə-)rij How to pronounce brokerage (audio)
1
: the business of a broker
2
: the fee or commission charged by a broker

Legal Definition

brokerage

noun
bro·​ker·​age ˈbrō-kə-rij How to pronounce brokerage (audio)
1
: the business or establishment of a broker
2
: a broker's fee or commission

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