In Far East, originally applied to native servants in European households, later to native managers in European businesses.
comprador (plural compradors)
- An intermediary.
- A native of a colonised country who acts as the agent of the coloniser.
- (nautical) A ship's chandler in the Far East.
intermediary — see intermediary
native of a colonised country who acts as the agent of the coloniser
- ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). “Comprador”. Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.