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brokerage

[broh-ker-ij] /ˈbroʊ kər ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
Also, brokering. the business of a broker.
2.
the commission of a broker.
Origin of brokerage
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see broker, -age
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brokerage

/ˈbrəʊkərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
commission charged by a broker to his principals
2.
a broker's business or office
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Word Origin and History for brokerage
n.

mid-15c., "a broker's trade," from broker (n.) + -age. Also, in 17c., "a pimp's trade."

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