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business agent UK US noun [C]
a person who represents a person or company in matters of business and who can make business decisions, agreements, etc., for them: »

This information can be used by business agents or brokers that become involved in the marketing process.

US HR a labor union officer who represents all members at one company: »

Don Staten is a business agent of Laborers Union Local 434.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • business agent — see agent Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • business agent — n. a representative of a labor union local, who investigates working conditions, negotiates contracts, etc …   English World dictionary

  • business agent — noun an agent who handles business affairs for another; especially one who deals with employers (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑agent • Hyponyms: ↑actor s agent, ↑theatrical agent * * * noun : one that handles business affairs for another; …   Useful english dictionary

  • business agent — A representative of a labor union; an agent managing the business of his principal. Denver & R.G.R. Co. v Roller (CA9 Cal) 100 F 738 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • business agent — a paid union official who represents a local and its membership in dealing with an employer. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • business agent — / bɪznɪs ˌeɪdʒənt/ noun US the chief local official of a trade union …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • business agent — / bɪznɪs ˌeɪdʒənt/ noun US the chief local official of a trade union …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 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

  • agent bank — ➔ bank1 * * *    Bank appointed by members of an international lending syndicate to protect lenders interests during the life of a loan.    ► See also Syndicate. * * * agent bank UK US noun [C] BANKING ► a bank that deals with local business and… …   Financial and business terms

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