regrator

regrator

(rɪˈɡreɪtə)
n
1. (Commerce) a person who regrates or buys up commodities in advance and sells them for a higher price, esp during a crisis
2. (Historical Terms) a person who regrates or buys up commodities in advance and sells them for a higher price, esp during a crisis
3. (Commerce) Southwest English a middleman who buys commodities from a producer and brings them to market
4. (Historical Terms) Southwest English a middleman who buys commodities from a producer and brings them to market
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Finally, Finkelstein suggests that the link between commutative justice and profit rested on a static view of the economy, which would return to stasis if those who disturbed it, such as usurers, regrators, and forestallers, were forced to stop their evil ways.