"negociante" English translation

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"negociante" in English

ES negociante
volume_up
{masculine}

1. general

an honest businessman
Todos saben que esto es así, salvo algunos negociantes disfrazados de científicos, que olfatean negocios lucrativos.
It is well known that is how things stand, apart of course for certain businessmen, disguised as scientists, who see it as a source of lucrative business.
negociante (also: comerciante, mercader)
negociante
volume_up
negotiant {noun} [arch.]

2. "mercenario", pejorative

negociante (also: avaro, avara, pesetero, comerciante)
volume_up
money-grubber {noun} [coll.]