commission agent
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • commission agent — ➔ agent * * * commission agent UK US noun [C] COMMERCE ► someone who sells a company s products and receives a part of the money paid for the goods for doing this: »Such business is conducted through commission agents who sell to their families… …   Financial and business terms

  • commission agent — or commission merchant noun A person who transacts business for another for a commission • • • Main Entry: ↑commission …   Useful english dictionary

  • commission agent —    a person who accepted bets for a living    Neither an agent of those who place the bets nor rewarded by commission. In former times, some opprobrium used to attach to gambling and those who facilitated it …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Agent — The decision maker in a principal agent relationship. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * agent a‧gent [ˈeɪdʒnt] noun [countable] 1. COMMERCE JOBS a person or company that is paid by another person or company to represent them in… …   Financial and business terms

  • agent — A party appointed to act on behalf of a principal entity or person. In context of project financing, refers to the bank in charge of administering the project financing. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary For the purpose of the Agent Service, an… …   Financial and business terms

  • commission — n. & v. n. 1 a the authority to perform a task or certain duties. b a person or group entrusted esp. by a government with such authority (set up a commission to look into it). c an instruction, command, or duty given to such a group or person… …   Useful english dictionary

  • agent — 1. agent [ aʒɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1337; lat. scolast. agens, subst. du p. prés. de agere « agir, faire » 1 ♦ L être qui agit (opposé à patient, qui subit l action).Gramm. Complément d agent : complément d un verbe passif, introduit en français par par ou …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Agent (law) — For other uses of the word Agent, see Agent (disambiguation). This is correctAn Agent in Commercial Law is a person who is authorised to act on behalf of another (called the Principal) to create a legal relationship with a Third Party. Section… …   Wikipedia

  • commission — A payment made to an intermediary, such as an agent, salesman, broker, etc., usually calculated as a percentage of the value of the goods sold. Sometimes the whole of the commission is paid by the seller (e.g. an estate agent s commission in the… …   Accounting dictionary

  • agent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) One who acts for another Nouns 1. (one who acts for another) agent, representative, ombudsman, delegate, emissary, instrument, envoy, deputy, proxy, broker, factor, attorney; commissary, commissioner;… …   English dictionary for students


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