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middleman 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈmidlˌman/,
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middlemen, plural;
  1. A person who buys goods from producers and sells them to retailers or consumers
    • - we aim to maintain value for money by cutting out the middleman and selling direct
  2. A person who arranges business or political deals between other people


  1. jobber: someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
  2. interlocutor: the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
  3. contact: a person who is in a position to give you special assistance; "he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"
  4. Jana Aranya (English: The Middleman), is a 1976 Bengali film directed by Satyajit Ray, based on the novel of the same name by Mani Shankar Mukherjee, and is last in the series of film's by Ray, known as Calcutta trilogy, the previous two being, Pratidwandi (The Adversary, 1970) and Seemabaddha ( ...
  5. The Middleman is an American television series. The series, which was developed for television by Javier Grillo-Marxuach for ABC Family, is based on the Viper Comics series, The Middleman, created by Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine. The series ran for one season in 2008.
  6. An intermediary, agent between two (or more) parties; An intermediate dealer between the manufacturer and the retailer or customer
  7. (middlemen) Members of an ethnic subpopulation who have middle-or moderate-levels of resources, and who serve as the distribution links between producers of goods and those who buy them.
  8. A slang description for a person who acts to bring together the parties to a transaction.
  9. An intermediary in the purchase and/or flow of products from producers to customers.
  10. Any person or business entity that plays a marketing role between producer and consumer in a distribution system (buying, selling, transportation, storing, sorting/assorting, grading, financing, research/data sharing). ...
  11. a trader who buys goods from producers and sells them to other traders or consumers
  12. someone who buys something and then sells it to someone else - the Arabs were middlemen for spices
  13. A street term for a fixer or go-between. Also, middle, 3Man and M&M.