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buying agent UK US noun [C]
COMMERCE a person or company that buys something for someone else: »

Produce was bought by a buying agent on behalf of the trading companies.

PROPERTY a person or company that helps someone else buy a property such as a house: »

In some states, the buying agent and selling agent can work for the same agency.

See also SELLING AGENT(Cf. ↑selling agent), ESTATE AGENT(Cf. ↑estate agent), REAL ESTATE AGENT(Cf. ↑real estate agent)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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