financier

[ fin-uh n-seer, fahy-nuh n-; British fi-nan-see-er ]
/ ˌfɪn ənˈsɪər, ˌfaɪ nən-; British fɪˈnæn si ər /

noun

a person skilled or engaged in managing large financial operations, whether public or corporate.

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to act as a financier.

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Origin of financier

From French, dating back to 1610–20; see origin at finance, -ier2
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British Dictionary definitions for financier

financier
/ (fɪˈnænsɪə, faɪ-) /

noun

a person who is engaged or skilled in large-scale financial operations
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