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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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brokerbro‧ker1 /ˈbrəʊkə $ ˈbroʊkər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 BFSsomeone who buys and sells things such as shares in companies or foreign money for other people stockbroker2 someone who arranges sales or business agreements for other people a real estate broker
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brokerCharities could become employers, brokers, trainers.Finally, brokers scour the market for the best deal.Orders from brokers were rushing in constantly, and the orders were the same: sell, sell, sell.Information brokers, for example, are rapidly becoming necessary in dealing with the voluminous amounts of information on the networks.But many brokers predict a long-term downward trend for maize due to the likelihood of a heavily oversupplied market.Although the market extended its trading hours, many brokers refused to take orders because of the volatility of share prices.The police, fire department, hotel, stock brokers, lawyers and gay leagues are among these indie leagues.The broker was said to have acted honestly and in good faith, and that was all that was required of him.
brokerbroker2 verb [transitive]   broker a deal/settlement/treaty etc→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionarybrokerbro‧ker1 /ˈbrəʊkəˈbroʊkər/ noun [countable]FINANCEJOBORGANIZATIONSINSURANCEPROPERTY a person or organization that buys and sells SECURITIES, currencies, property, insurance etc for othersThe success of Independent Insurance comes from a close relationship with its brokers, who take a commission for acting as go-betweens with clients. agency broker air broker bond broker commercial broker commission broker commodity broker deposit broker discount broker electronic broker floor broker foreign exchange broker government broker honest broker insurance broker issue broker marine insurance broker money broker real estate brokerbrokerbroker2 verb [transitive]COMMERCE to arrange the details of a deal etc so that everyone can agree to itArnold brokered the deal.Ovitz brokered the multibillion-dollar Japanese acquisitions of Columbia and MCA.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theybroker
he, she, itbrokers
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theybrokered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave brokered
he, she, ithas brokered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad brokered
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill broker
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have brokered
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