Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “distributor”

See all translations

distributor

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈstrɪbjətər/
COMMERCE, TRANSPORT a person or company that buys products from a manufacturer and sells them for a profit to other businesses, stores, or customers, often by transporting the goods to different places: distributor of sth For the past twenty years they have been the country's leading distributor of household appliances. local/international/national distributorexclusive/sole distributor We have appointed the company as sole distributor of our goods in Japan.
(Definition of distributor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of distributor?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “distributor”

Definitions of “distributor” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More