brokerage

[broh-ker-ij]

noun

Also bro·ker·ing. the business of a broker.
the commission of a broker.

Nearby words

  1. broken-hearted,
  2. brokenhearted,
  3. brokenly,
  4. broker,
  5. broker-dealer,
  6. brokered convention,
  7. broking,
  8. brolga,
  9. brolly,
  10. brom-

Origin of brokerage

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at broker, -age

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British Dictionary definitions for brokerage

brokerage

noun

commission charged by a broker to his principals
a broker's business or office
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Word Origin and History for brokerage

brokerage

n.

mid-15c., "a broker's trade," from broker (n.) + -age. Also, in 17c., "a pimp's trade."

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