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

Example Sentences

one of the country's largest brokerages She works for a brokerage firm.
Recent Examples on the Web The crypto brokerage firm let 1,100 people go in June, about 18% of its headcount at the time. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, 10 Jan. 2023 Chicagoland residents should expect a mix of live entertainment and movies to come to the theater, said Cioromski, the managing principal of Troy Companies, the brokerage firm that manages and leases the Pickwick property. Caroline Kubzansky, Chicago Tribune, 10 Jan. 2023 Mary McCormick was the daughter of Dean McCormick, a broker with McCormick & Co., a Chicago brokerage firm, and Phyllis McCormick, a homemaker. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 6 Dec. 2022 The full-service brokerage firm headquartered at The Star in Frisco was the No. 1 small company in its Top 100 outing in 2020 and then climbed to our top midsize company last year. Dallas News, 9 Nov. 2022 If Vantage were a brokerage firm, it would be required to disclose that lawsuit on BrokerCheck, a website run by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Wall Street’s self-regulator. Jason Zweig, WSJ, 4 Nov. 2022 Edward Jones has an army of 19,000 advisors, the largest of any U.S. brokerage. Phil Wahba, Fortune, 13 Jan. 2023 The coming Chinese zodiac year of the water rabbit points to more turbulence for Hong Kong stocks, predicts brokerage CLSA. Cao Li, WSJ, 12 Jan. 2023 Open the envelopes — the credit card bills and the brokerage statements. Terry Savage, Orlando Sentinel, 10 Jan. 2023 See More

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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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“Brokerage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brokerage. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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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