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bro·ker

broker

 
 
pronunciation:
bro kr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a person whose business is to negotiate buying and selling, esp. of stocks or real estate, on another's behalf.
Their broker invested their money in companies that seemed to have good growth potential.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to negotiate and bring to a settlement.
The Secretary of State brokered a ceasefire between the two adversaries.A middleman brokered the deal.
derivation: brokership (n.)