commission agent

commission agent (plural commission agents)

  1. (legal) An agent entrusted with the possession of goods to be sold in the agent's name.
  2. (legal) A merchant earning a commission by selling goods belonging to others.
  3. (informal) A person entrusted with a confidential task, often secretly to place a bet.
  • factor
  • mercantile agent
  • commission merchant
  • Spanish: comisionista

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