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com·pra·dor

also com·pra·dore  (kŏm′prə-dôr′)
n.
1. An intermediary; a go-between.
2. A native-born agent in China and certain other Asian countries formerly employed by a foreign business to serve as a collaborator or intermediary in commercial transactions.

[Portuguese, from Late Latin comparātor, buyer, from Latin comparāre, to buy : com-, com- + parāre, to get; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]
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comprador

(ˌkɒmprəˈdɔː) or

compradore

n
(Historical Terms) (formerly in China and some other Asian countries) a native agent of a foreign enterprise
[C17: from Portuguese: buyer, from Late Latin comparātor, from Latin comparāre to purchase, from parāre to prepare]
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De acordo com a visao centrada no ius utendi, a protecao do promissario comprador e muito mais justificada por sua posse do que pela existencia do compromisso.
Third, how has the rise of the comprador sustained and mediated the nexus between TNOCs and the post-colonial state ?
Esses estimulos podem ser: fisicos (pecas de propaganda dentro da loja, logomarcas), sociais (presenca de vendedores ou co-compradores tal como um filho de um comprador), temporais (horarios em que a loja fica aberta) e regulatorios (regras tais como "proibido fumar", "proibido abrir embalagens").
"Among us (Igorots)," Naogsan said, "national oppression is perpetrated by the reactionary state ruled by big landlords, comprador bourgeoisie and US imperialism."