Definition of commission agent in English:

commission agent

Line breaks: com¦mis|sion agent

noun

British
  • A person who transacts business on commission, typically on behalf of a principal from another country.
    More example sentences
    • These days he's a commission agent for a commercial real estate company in Auckland and he's hard to avoid in the media - on television, on radio and with a column in the New Zealand Truth.
    • Where the commission agent concludes a contract with a third person, the commission agent shall directly enjoy rights and assume responsibilities in relation to the said contract.
    • For four decades now, he has been working in a firewood shop as a daily wage labourer till recently and is now a commission agent.

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