Definition of financier in English:


Syllabification: fin·an·cier
Pronunciation: /ˌfinənˈsi(ə)r, fəˈnanˌsi(ə)r


  • A person concerned with the management of large amounts of money on behalf of governments or other large organizations.
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    • It should attempt to present the information a financier would require to make a reasonable investment decision.
    • He plans to add more capital to his business through external financiers.
    • Dana did not hobnob with politicians, financiers, or the captains of industry.
    investor, speculator, banker, capitalist, industrialist, businessman, businesswoman, stockbroker
    informal money man, backer


early 17th century: from French, from finance (see finance).

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