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fac·tor·age

 (făk′tər-ĭj)
n.
1. The business of a factor.
2. The commission or fee paid to a factor.
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factorage

(ˈfæktərɪdʒ)
n
(Law) the commission payable to a factor
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fac•tor•age

(ˈfæk tər ɪdʒ)

n.
1. the work or business of a factor.
2. the commission paid to a factor.
[1605–15]
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Factorage

 the whole body or assembly of factors, i.e., agents in a manufactory, 1849.
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