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 (är′bĭ-trä-zhûr′) also ar·bi·tra·ger (är′bĭ-trä′zhər)
One that engages in arbitrage.

[French, from arbitrage, arbitration; see arbitrage.]


(ˈɑːbɪˌtrɑːʒə) (ˌɑːbɪtræˈʒɜː) or


(Stock Exchange) finance someone who purchases currencies, securities, or commodities in one market for immediate resale in others in order to profit from unequal prices


(ˈɑr bɪˌtrɑ ʒər)

also ar•bi•tra•geur

(ˌɑr bɪ trɑˈʒɜr)

a person who engages in arbitrage.
[1865–70; < French arbitrageur]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arbitrager - someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential)arbitrager - someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential)
businessman, man of affairs - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)


[ˈɑːrbɪˌtrɑːʒər] arbitrageur [ˌɑːrbɪtrɑːˈʒɜːr] n (FINANCE)arbitragiste m/f
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