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 for dealer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dealer \Deal"er\, n.
     1. One who deals; one who has to do, or has concern, with
        others; esp., a trader, a trafficker, a shopkeeper, a
        broker, or a merchant; as, a dealer in dry goods; a dealer
        in stocks; a retail dealer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. One who distributes cards to the players.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dealer
      n 1: someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods
           to be sold [syn: trader, bargainer, dealer, monger]
      2: a firm engaged in trading
      3: a seller of illicit goods; "a dealer in stolen goods"
      4: the major party to a financial transaction at a stock
         exchange; buys and sells for his own account [syn:
         principal, dealer]
      5: the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "dealer":
     Mafioso, Wall Streeter, agent, black marketeer, bond crowd,
     bootlegger, broker, businessman, businesswoman, chandler,
     curb broker, distributor, drug pusher, floor broker, floor trader,
     floorman, gray marketeer, importer, jobber, marketer, merchandiser,
     merchant, middleman, monger, moonshiner, odd-lot dealer, pit man,
     pusher, racketeer, registered representative, regrater,
     retail dealer, retail merchant, retailer, salesman, sharebroker,
     shopkeeper, specialist, stock dealer, stock-exchange broker,
     stockbroker, stockjobber, storekeeper, supplier, trader, tradesman,
     tradeswoman, trafficker, two-dollar broker, vendor, wholesaler
  
  

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