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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fin-uh n-seer, fahy-nuh n-; British fi-nan-see-er]
    • /ˌfɪn ənˈsɪər, ˌfaɪ nən-; British fɪˈnæn si ər/
    • /fɪˈnæn.si.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fin-uh n-seer, fahy-nuh n-; British fi-nan-see-er]
    • /ˌfɪn ənˈsɪər, ˌfaɪ nən-; British fɪˈnæn si ər/

Definitions of financier word

  • noun financier a person skilled or engaged in managing large financial operations, whether public or corporate. 1
  • verb with object financier to finance. 1
  • verb without object financier to act as a financier. 1
  • noun financier A person concerned with the management of large amounts of money on behalf of governments or other large organizations. 1
  • noun financier business expert 1
  • countable noun financier A financier is a person, company, or government that provides money for projects or businesses. 0

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Origin of financier

First appearance:

before 1610
One of the 40% oldest English words
From French, dating back to 1610-20; See origin at finance, -ier2

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Parts of speech for Financier


financier popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for financier

noun financier

  • merchant — a person who buys and sells commodities for profit; dealer; trader.
  • tycoon — a person of great wealth, influence, or power; magnate: a business tycoon; a political tycoon.
  • broker — A broker is a person whose job is to buy and sell shares, foreign money, or goods for other people.
  • backer — A backer is someone who helps or supports a project, organization, or person, often by giving or lending money.
  • speculator — a person who is engaged in commercial or financial speculation.

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