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Definition someone who negotiates or facilitates agreements between other parties (such as a real estate or stock broker)
  • I've learned to buy mutual funds online without a broker.
  • Oh, I'm sure if the Olympians saw your work, they'd realize how amazing you are, and I'd have to broker a bidding war.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Two talented young brokers and some clerical staff.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • He formed a land company, went abroad and floated bonds in France to raise money, and dishonest brokers brought reproach upon his name.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • "I know," Sammy says to broker the peace.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • He had hoped only a handful of Vatican power brokers knew of Opus Dei's impending annulment.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • They make a living selling their mushrooms to brokers who set up shop in motel rooms near the forests.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • There were salesmen, mortgage brokers, lawyers from Houston, and local attorneys.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The next day, Sunday, she went to Rouen to call on all the brokers whose names she knew.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • "My broker's in Bluefield.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • I want to be a broker and make lots of money like my bosses.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Broker peace so that they might be free to work their deceit?
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • I didn't like that room, and I thought it would be better after that for Metty not to use the car and for me to be my own customs clerk and broker.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • For you, O broker, there is no other principle but arithmetic.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Only people like stock-brokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Importance of Being Earnest
  • The broker hurried over to my father.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • You'll have the broker in, and be turned out; that's what'll happen to you.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • For example, I spend a lot of time dealing with just a few apartment rental brokers in New York who might be, let's say, ethically challenged.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • "You shall open a broker's shop in Boston next month," said the black man.
    Washington Irving  --  The Devil and Tom Walker
  • There had not been many such eligible young men as he in Mukaihara, and numerous marriage brokers had sounded him out.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima

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