financier

noun fi·nan·cier \ ˌfi-nən-ˈsir ; fə-ˌnan- , ˌfī- \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of financier

1 : one who specializes in raising and expending public moneys
2 : one who deals with finance and investment on a large scale

Examples of financier in a Sentence

  1. A group of powerful financiers bought out the company.

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Origin and Etymology of financier

borrowed from French, going back to Middle French, "person who manages monetary affairs," from finance "money, resource" + -ier -ier — more at 1finance


FINANCIER Defined for English Language Learners

financier

Definition of financier for English Language Learners

  • : a person who controls the use and lending of large amounts of money


FINANCIER Defined for Kids

financier

noun fin·an·cier \ ˌfi-nən-ˈsir \

Definition of financier for Students

: a specialist in finance and especially in the financing of businesses

Law Dictionary

financier

noun fi·nan·cier

legal Definition of financier

1 : one who specializes in raising and expending public moneys
2 : one who deals with finance and investment on a large scale


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