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

  • n. A neutral agent, as in mediation: "enhanced Canada's position as honest broker in the Commonwealth” ( Kenneth McNaught).

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  • n. A person or party that is considered to be neutral and able to mediate between two parties.


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  • He wanted to be like Scowcroftunder Forda quiet, unassuming, behind-the-scenes honest broker who managed the policy process efficiently and without conflict.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office


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