Definition of Compradore

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compradore

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compradore (current term)
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Literary usage of Compradore

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1. Report of the Mission to China of the Blackburn Chamber of Commerce, 1896-7 by Frederick Samuel Augustus Bourne, Blackburn (England). Chamber of Commerce (1898)
"compradoreS, AND THE compradore SYSTEM. It is with some concern that we have to admit the present unique position of the Chinese compradore in the business ..."

2. Narrative of the Expedition to China, from the Commencement of the War to by John Elliot Bingham (1843)
"Want of Interpreter — Pirates' escape—Boats sail — Chusan Harbour— compradore seized—Blonde at Amoy—Ningpo under Blockade—Elephant's Trunk—Process of making ..."

3. China in Law and Commerce by Thomas R. Jernigan (1905)
"Another chop which interests foreigners is that of the compradore. Every foreign hong is of course known to the Chinese under a Chinese name, ..."

4. Course in Foreign Trade by Business Training Corporation, New York, Business Training Corporation (1916)
"A Chinese merchant coming into the bank with a draft proceeds immediately to the compradore, who figures out all its intricacies which to the foreigner are ..."

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