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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.

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.
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1996) (qualifying entrapment defense as not extending to defendant if unwitting middleman induces "on his own"), with Entrapment Through Middlemen, supra note 21, at 1129 (arguing entrapment defense applies when middleman alters the government's inducement).
The marketplace was awash with middlemen and many banners that read ''Congratulations for the Year's First Cargo Arrivals.''
This hardly means we should give up trying to code increasingly complex business rules into software, it simply means we should not lose perspective on just how soon complex functions provided by middlemen can be supplanted by Cool Software.
Many attempts have been made to provide theoretical frameworks of the intermediaries of exchange.(2) Recently, search-based models have been used to formalize the trading frictions and study the role of money and middlemen. For example, Kiyotaki and Wright [1993] show that the absence of double coincidence of wants in bilateral trades can give rise to a role of fiat money as a medium of exchange.
By guaranteeing service, the middleman provides liquidity both in the sense of immediacy and in the sense of certainty of service.(3) This captures the idea that traders visit middlemen because they trade sooner than if they attempt direct trade.
What type or types of middlemen are to be selected?
We think that appropriate care is necessary." He believes reimbursement to participating physicians will increase by 10 percent as a result of cutting out the middlemen.
manufacturers must factor in other costs, including middlemen, warehousing and physical distribution costs.
They said that because of the unjustified decision by Passco the farmers had been forced to sell their wheat crop to the middlemen, wholesalers and commission agents on credit or on very low rates.
ISLAMABAD -- President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday said middlemen are responsible for the unprecedented hike in prices of edibles before the arrival of the holy month of Ramazan.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 3 (ANI): A CBI court on Friday disposed of an application filed by AgustaWestland 'middlemen' in connection with leakage of content in the charge sheet filed in the case.
An in-depth report on the Progress of the Implementation of SDG Targets on Migration and Development by Bangladesh Government', outlined a comprehensive analysis on the role of unscrupulous middlemen involved in the recruitment process.