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dealer

n. anyone who buys goods or property for the purpose of selling as a business. It is important to distinguish a dealer from someone who occasionally buys and occasionally sells, since dealers may need to obtain business licenses, register with the sales tax authorities, and may not defer capital gains taxes by buying other property.

dealer

noun agent, broker, businessman, chandler, changer, colporteur, commission agent, commission man, conduit, consigner, exporter, factor, hawker, huckster, jobber, local representative, man of business, merchandiser, merchant, middleman, monger, one engaged in buying and selling, operator, packwoman, peddler, retailer, salesman, salesperson, saleswoman, seller, shipper, shopkeeper, shopman, shopwoman, storekeeper, street vendor, trader, tradeswoman, trafficker, vendor, wholeeale trader, wholesaler
Associated concepts: agent, authorized dealer, broker-dealer, dealer at retail, dealer in goods, dealer in real estate, dealer in securities, dealer's talk, established dealer, merchant, retail vendor or dealer, wares and merchandise, wholesale dealer
See also: broker, go-between, merchant, vendor
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