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

 

broker

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they broker
BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkər//
 
he / she / it brokers
BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkərz//
 
past simple brokered
BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkərd//
 
past participle brokered
BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkərd//
 
-ing form brokering
BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkərɪŋ//
 
Business deals
 
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broker something to arrange the details of an agreement, especially between different countries a peace plan brokered by the UN Efforts to broker a compromise solution failed. Wordfinderacquisition, bid, broker, contract, deal, merger, negotiation, offer, proposal, takeover See related entries: Business deals Word Origin Middle English (denoting a retailer or pedlar): from Anglo-Norman French brocour, of unknown ultimate origin.
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