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Definition of broker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    broker

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkər//
     
    Economy, Business deals, Banking
     
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  1. 1a person who buys and sells things for other people an insurance broker See related entries: Business deals, Banking
  2. 2= stockbroker See related entries: Economy
  3. see also honest broker, pawnbroker, power broker
    Word Origin Middle English (denoting a retailer or pedlar): from Anglo-Norman French brocour, of unknown ultimate origin.Extra examples Ask advice from an insurance broker. He acted as broker between the two opposing sides. He used his position to establish himself as a power broker. a broker for the company
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: broker