broker-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: an intermediary who negotiates business contracts

Commentary: BROKER[+individual][+intermediary][+contract][+financial/+marriage/+real_estate]

My real estate broker can set up an appointment for you to see the house.
Mary got a margin call from her broker last week.
Bill is having lunch with two stock brokers next week.
The broker of their arranged marriage was a lady from their village.
Jane took her antique jewelry to a pawn broker.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: an individual who exerts strong influence in political processes

Commentary: BROKER[+individual][+influential][+political]

John spent hours in back rooms talking with the power brokers of his party.
She'll need some power brokers behind her to win that election.
A power broker collects favors to be returned at opportune moments.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)