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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The business of a factor.
  • n. The commission or fee paid to a factor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The commission paid to a factor
  • n. The business of a factor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The allowance given to a factor, as a compensation for his services; -- called also a commission.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The allowance given to a factor by his employer as compensation for his services. Also called commission.
  • n. The business of or dealings with factors; consignment to or sale by a factor or factors.
  • n. The aggregate of all constituent factors.

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