The United States is actively engaged on brokering a peace in Syria, Iran, and Israel.
Kerry is hoping to provide these incentives by brokering the reported release of a hundred or more Palestinian prisoners.
Alegria thinks Mom will be the one brokering the conversation.
“I think they know their interests lie in being a mediator in this case and brokering a ceasefire,” she said.
I wonder if he thought that we, with our brokering and our writing and our lawyering, dealt much with ideas!
If he is a poet, no amount of brokering will alter the fact, any more than it will change the colour of his eyes or hair.
"The brokering business ain't such a cinch neither," Noblestone retorted with some show of indignation.
late 14c., from Anglo-French brocour "small trader," from abrokur "retailer of wine, tapster;" perhaps from Portuguese alborcar "barter," but more likely from Old French brocheor, from brochier "to broach, tap, pierce (a keg)," from broche "pointed tool" (see broach (n.)), giving original sense of "wine dealer," hence "retailer, middleman, agent." In Middle English, used contemptuously of peddlers and pimps.
1630s (implied in brokering), from broker (n.). Related: Brokered.
A financial agent or intermediary; a middleman.