bro·​kered ˈbrō-kərd How to pronounce brokered (audio)
: arranged or controlled by brokers and especially power brokers
a brokered political convention

Examples of brokered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After creating the marketing materials, Influxer can sell them to brands for use in a brokered endorsement deal. Aaron Beard, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 Dec. 2022 Even when rates are low, brokered CDs tend to carry higher rates than those the banks offer directly to their customers. Rachel Louise Ensign, WSJ, 24 Oct. 2022 Her paternal grandparents, wealthy plantation owners who relied on Black labor to work the fields, brokered cotton in the Mississippi town where Emmett Till was lynched. Mary Ann Gwinn, Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2022 The American Conservative article called not for the total conversion of the public but rather a brokered agreement that Christianity should dominate the public square, even in places where the population is far from devout. Kathryn Joyce, The New Republic, 6 Jan. 2022 Today, the service aggregation market in Europe boasts a brokered service value of more than $800 million, a figure that is continually on the rise. Sarwant Singh, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021 To win outright—and to avoid a brokered Convention—a candidate will need to claim at least 1,991 delegates during the 2020 primary voting season. The New Yorker, 2 June 2020 Nudging out candidates on the cusp of viability like Warren dramatically reduces the odds of a brokered convention, a scenario in which no candidate reaches the critical 1,991 threshold by Milwaukee. Chris Wilson, Time, 6 Mar. 2020 The treason case relates to Mr. Poroshenko’s negotiation of a French- and German-brokered settlement agreement with Russia in 2015 called the Minsk II accord, which forced painful concessions on Ukraine. Andrew E. Kramer, New York Times, 28 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brokered was in 1913

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“Brokered.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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