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middleman

a person or firm which acts as an intermediary between a seller of a good or service and the buyer of that good or service. See WHOLESALER, AGENT, MARKET INTERMEDIARY.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

middleman

a trader or firm that provides a service by acting as an intermediary between two parties, frequently producer to consumer or seller to purchaser. WHOLESALERS may be considered middlemen for they frequently act as distributors from producers to retailers on a COMMISSION or mark-up basis. ESTATE AGENTS or insurance brokers are further examples.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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