honest broker
noun Date: circa 1884 a neutral mediator

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • honest broker — honest brokers N COUNT: usu sing If a person or country acts as an honest broker, they try to help people resolve a dispute or arrange a deal by talking to all sides and finding out what they want, without favouring any one side. Canada s prime… …   English dictionary

  • honest broker — noun count a person, group, or country that serves as a MEDIATOR to help other people reach an agreement …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • honest broker — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms honest broker : singular honest broker plural honest brokers a person, group, or country that serves as a mediator to help other people reach an agreement …   English dictionary

  • honest broker — noun : a neutral mediator * * * ˌhonest ˈbroker noun a person or country that tries to get other people or countries to reach an agreement or to solve a problem, without getting involved with either side   Word Origin: [honest broker] late 19th… …   Useful english dictionary

  • honest broker — {n. phr.} A person hired or appointed to act as an agent in a legal, business, or political situation where impartial advice is needed in order to settle a dispute. * /Michael has been asked to act as an honest broker to settle the argument… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • honest broker — {n. phr.} A person hired or appointed to act as an agent in a legal, business, or political situation where impartial advice is needed in order to settle a dispute. * /Michael has been asked to act as an honest broker to settle the argument… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • honest\ broker — n. phr. A person hired or appointed to act as an agent in a legal, business, or political situation where impartial advice is needed in order to settle a dispute. Michael has been asked to act as an honest broker to settle the argument between… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • honest broker — noun A person or party that is considered to be neutral and able to mediate between two parties …   Wiktionary

  • honest broker — noun an impartial mediator …   English new terms dictionary

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