dealer dealer  /ˈdi lər/


  1. (n) someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
  2. (n) a firm engaged in trading
  3. (n) a seller of illicit goods
  4. (n) the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
  5. (n) the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game



  1. What seemed to irk the dealers most was a practice not confined to Dodge.
  2. The SBA rolled out a loan program to finance boat and RV dealers.
  3. Some dealers thought credit worthiness could be an issue, but customers cashing in on the program seemed to have no trouble finding financing.


  1. Drug dealer caught with fake methamphetamine gets 10 years in prison

    A drug dealer thinking he was picking up close to $1 million worth of methamphetamine ended up with 48 pounds of rock candy and 10 years in prison.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal

  2. Part III of the StateImpact Ohio and Plain Dealer series on new ways of evaluating teachers, and the pros and con of ...

    This week, The Plain Dealer and public radio’s StateImpact Ohio collaboration have been reporting on a new measure of teacher performance called “value-added.” It rates individual teachers based on the amount of progress their students make, using test scores and a complex statistical formula.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: 89.7 WKSU

  3. Discussing Data Dealer, a game about online privacy

    Games For Change award nominee Data Dealer is designed to help players understand the risks to their privacy online -- and this Q& A from the conference reveals more about its development. ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Gamasutra


  1. "We have agreed upon a framework that we believe will build momentum for the Saturn brand," Mr. Penske said in a statement. "Saturn has a passionate customer base and outstanding dealer network. For nearly 20 years, Saturn has focused on...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Roger Penske Source: New York Times

  2. "An unlicensed intermediary working with a broker-dealer partnered with the chief political operative at the comptroller's office in New York to split profits from corrupt pension fund deals," Cuomo said in a statement.
    on May 12, 2009 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: Reuters

  3. "These documents verify drug dealer Aldrete Davila had an unconditional, unescorted access pass to cross into the United States," Rohrabacher said. "Free access passes were issued to him even after he was identified by the DEA in a second...
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: Dana Rohrabacher Source: International Herald Tribune

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