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literary agentnoun [C]

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someone who represents a writer and tries to get his or her work published
Translations of “literary agent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 作家經紀人,作者對外事務代理人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作家经纪人,作者对外事务代理人…
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