Definition of arbitrageur in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌärbəˌträˈZHər/
(also arbitrager /ˈärbiˌträZHər/)


A person who engages in arbitrage.
Example sentences
  • Institutional shareholders including arbitrageurs traditionally do not respond to offers up until close to the deadline.
  • This strategy tries to exploit the relative prices of the convertible bond and the stock: the arbitrageur of this strategy would think the bond is a little cheap and the stock is a little expensive.
  • The King of financial arbitrage capitalism is the financial arbitrageur.


Late 19th century: from French, from arbitrer 'give judgment', from Latin arbitrari (see arbitrate).

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Syllabification: ar·bi·tra·geur

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