Definition of financier in English:

financier

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

A person concerned with the management of large amounts of money on behalf of governments or other large organizations.
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
investor, speculator, banker, capitalist, industrialist, businessman, businesswoman, stockbroker
informal money man, backer

Origin

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

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