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middleman

1. an independent trader engaged in the distribution of goods from producer to consumer
2. Theatre the interlocutor in minstrel shows
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The county governments' plan is to cut off the middlemen who have been supplying the hospitals at exorbitant cost.
Besides the middlemen who were exploiting livestock owners, the program also faced logistics problems moving the badly emaciated animals from the far flung arid and semi arid districts to the KMC holding yard.
People alleged that the high-ups are also involved in corruption, adding that they do not visit the office and use the junior staff as agents or middlemen to mint money.
They demanded permits be issued on merit after eliminating the role of middlemen.
Murad directed Sindh Minister for Agriculture and Home Sohail Anwar Siyal to personally investigate into the matter and intervene in the vegetable market where middlemen have played havoc with the prices and are minting money.
In this crisis-like situation, the winners are middlemen and traders, who buy animals for major markets," Kumbhar said.
Tyagi, his relatives and European middlemen among others.
AROUND 1,000 Bangladeshi middlemen who facilitate the illegal visa trade in Bahrain have been reported to police in both countries in the past month.
This paper first analyzes the role of these middlemen negotiators in bilateral search economies such as the labor market of professional athletes.
The action CBI had registered a case against former Air Force chief SP Tyagi along with 13 others, including his cousins, Bakshi, Aggarwal and European middlemen -- Guido Haschke, Carlo Gerosa and Christian Michel.
The broadening of EAX into Kenya and Uganda is possibly to remove middlemen who keep ranch gate prices low amid harvest time, leaving farmers counting their losses.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A growing gap between the retail and producer price of food products has come under the spotlight, with consumer rights groups voicing concern over what they call unfair profits made by middlemen in supply chains.