Definition of finder's fee in English:

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finder's fee

Entry from US English dictionary


A fee paid by a business to a person or organization for bringing to its attention financial investors, potential new employees, or buyers or sellers whose relationship with the business will materially benefit it.
Example sentences
  • Companies have begun flooding the event with recruiting fliers and offers of finder's fees for participants who recruit friends to become employees.
  • For each such eligible targeted sample participant they brought in they received a $5 finder's fee.
  • Perhaps you may want to send me a finder's fee to cover this.

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Syllabification: find·er's fee

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