bro·​kered | \ ˈbrō-kərd How to pronounce brokered (audio) \

Definition of brokered

: arranged or controlled by brokers and especially power brokers a brokered political convention

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The brokered vetting process means that the government never holds developers' source code directly. Lily Hay Newman, WIRED, "The DoD’s App Store Does This One Crucial Thing to Stay Secure," 3 July 2018 Hours after the chemical attack, the only rebels still standing in the area agreed to the terms of a Russian-brokered surrender. The Economist, "Where Syria’s despot Bashar al-Assad is likely to strike next," 19 Apr. 2018 Fighting has continued despite a European-brokered cease-fire deal that was reached in Minsk in 2015. Nathan Hodge, WSJ, "Russia-Backed Separatist Rebels Proclaim New State in Ukraine," 19 July 2017 An Egyptian-brokered reconciliation deal between Hamas and Fatah in October has seen Hamas give up control of Gaza crossings, but differences over collecting revenues hinder its progress. Washington Post, "Hamas marks 30th anniversary at low point of Gaza rule," 14 Dec. 2017 While a Russian-brokered cease-fire halted the fighting, international mediators have failed to forge a peace deal since then. Caroline Alexander,, "Redrawing Borders: Here Are Five More Separatist Movements to Watch," 6 Oct. 2017 In New York City, David Rockefeller led Chase Manhattan bank and brokered deals that shaped the city skyline. Stefanos Chen, New York Times, "David Rockefeller’s Westchester Estate Lists for $22 Million," 8 Sep. 2017 MOSCOW — President Trump’s one-time Russian business partner sought Wednesday to distance himself from political fallout as the Trump administration struggles with a growing scandal over an apparent attempt to seek Russian-brokered election dirt. Natalya Abbakumova, Washington Post, "Trump’s Russian business ally claims no links to Trump Jr. as scandal grows," 12 July 2017 The Secretary of State's office conducted a limited review of the brokered sales in September 2015 after receiving a hotline complaint about favoritism. Ted Sickinger,, "Oregon state official admits taking bribes: 'I'm dirty'," 20 June 2017

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1913, in the meaning defined above

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to take the place or position of

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