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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Business basics, Politics
wheeler-dealerˌwheeler-ˈdealer noun [countable]  BBPPsomeone who does a lot of complicated, often dishonest deals, especially in business or politics
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wheeler-dealerWhere Mr Perot has built real companies, Mr Riordan's career has mainly been spent as a wheeler-dealer.He was now presenting himself as a cynical hard-nosed East End wheeler-dealer.
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