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buyer

[ bahy-er ]
/ ˈbaɪ ər /
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noun
a person who buys; purchaser.
a purchasing agent, as for a department or chain store.
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Origin of buyer

First recorded in 1150–1200, buyer is from the Middle English word beger, bier. See buy, -er1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH buyer

buyer , byre, pyre
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British Dictionary definitions for buyer

buyer
/ (ˈbaɪə) /

noun
a person who buys; purchaser; customer
a person employed to buy merchandise, materials, etc, as for a shop or factory
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