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stockbroker

[stok-broh-ker] /ˈstɒkˌbroʊ kər/
noun
1.
a broker, especially one employed by a member firm of a stock exchange, who buys and sells stocks and other securities for customers.
Also called broker.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; stock + broker
Related forms
stockbrokerage, stock brokerage
[stok-broh-ker-ij] /ˈstɒkˌbroʊ kər ɪdʒ/ (Show IPA),
noun
stockbroking, stockbrokering, noun
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  • Hanging around a gold course awaiting calls from your stock broker and the other people who work for you is not working.
British Dictionary definitions for stock broker

stockbroker

/ˈstɒkˌbrəʊkə/
noun
1.
a person who buys and sells securities on a commission basis for customers Often shortened to broker
Derived Forms
stockbrokerage (ˈstɒkˌbrəʊkərɪdʒ), stockbroking, noun
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Word Origin and History for stock broker

stockbroker

1706, from stock (n.2) + broker.

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